TAPD investigating fatal shooting near East 11th and California Streets

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TEXARKANA — The Texarkana Arkansas Police Department (TAPD) says they are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred in the area of East 11th and California Streets.

Police say they received a call at around 8:55 p.m. of multiple gunshots in the area. Other callers were advising, police say, that there was a person lying in a yard on East 11th.

According to police, when officers arrived on the scene, a black male victim was located and suffered from what appeared to be a gunshot wound. Police later identified the victim as 40-year-old Keith McFadden of Texarkana, Texas. Police say that LifeNet attended to McFadden, but he was pronounced dead.

Police say investigators were called to the scene and are currently working all leads. According to police, they are regarding it as a homicide and they do not believe it was a random act.

Police say that McFadden’s body will be transported to the Arkansas State Crime Laboratory for an autopsy.

Ben Scharnberg

Anyone with any information on the shooting is asked to call the TAPD at 903-798-3154 or Crime Stoppers at 903-794-STOP.