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Evening Shade man dies from gunshot wound

Thursday, July 30, 2009

A shooting in rural Sharp County led to the death of an Evening Shade man July 25.

According to a press release provided by the Sharp County Sheriff's Department, Sharp County deputies, Cave City, Cherokee Village, Ash Flat, and Arkansas State Police responded to a disturbance where the occupants had been drinking at 4238 Highway 56, near Poughkeepsie.

Upon the officers arrival at 6:24 p.m., 48 year-old Eulogio Garcia was laying on the ground with a gunshot wound to the head.

Spring River Ambulance Service transported Garcia to a staging area in Evening Shade where he was air lifted to the Regional Medical Center in Memphis were he was pronounced dead at 3 a.m.

The victim's body was sent to the Arkansas Medical Examiner's office for an autopsy.

Sharp County Detective Mark Counts said the investigation is ongoing and the department is awaiting the preliminary findings before releasing further information regarding the case.

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