Arkansas man arrested for fatally shooting 66-year-old with a crossbow: Cops
Police said a man shot and fatally wounded a 66-year-old man in an Arkansas apartment with an arrow, and cops found the victim with a crossbow bolt.
Little Rock police said Jerry Croucher, 56, shot the arrow at Charlie Williams last Sunday in the victim’s apartment.
Police found Williams dead at 4:40 am by a crossbow bolt get out of it.
Police added that during the incident, a second victim was identified with an arrow wound.
Croucher was arrested Friday afternoon and charged with first-degree murder and second-degree battery.
He is currently being held in the Pulaski County Jail on a $500,000 cash bond.
It was not clear what led to the bloodshed.
The killing by crossbow occurred by V.I normal state.
In 2020, Clinton Young, 42, was arrested for shooting his 46-year-old girlfriend in the stomach with a crossbow bolt in Saline County.
And in 2015, 20-year-olds Jonathan Guenther and Brad Hunter-Smith were charged with killing Cherish Albright, a 21-year-old pregnant woman, with a crossbow and hitting her with a baseball bat in Cleveland County.
A study from Western Michigan University found that there is at least 14 degrees CelsiusRainbow kill cases in the United States between 2015 and 2019.
Although a crossbow bolt can be fatal, people can survive being shot, including Chinese resident Xiaoping, who was Hit close to the heart with an arrow in 2020 and was photographed still in his chest.