TRUMANN, Ark. – Trumann Police Chief Chad Henson released information to the press Wednesday after an early morning incident that began with a 911 call where a gunshot was thought to have been heard in the background.
At approximately, 12:22 AM, the Trumann Police Department received a call from a female requesting help, the press release said. The female was unable to give any further information about the call as the Dispatcher could only hear a child crying in the background and a possible gunshot in the background. The Dispatcher located an address of the potential caller, and officers responded.
Upon arrival to the address in the 400 block of Speedway St. in Trumann, the officers discovered a female had been shot in the face. The officers then immediately began giving aid and investigating the shooting.
At approximately 8:30 am, Trumann PD officers, along with the U.S. Marshal Eastern District Fugitive Task Force and Poinsett County Sheriff’s Office, arrested Denarius Chandler, 27, of Trumann.
Chandler is being held for the charges of Criminal Attempt to Commit Murder in the First Degree, Aggravated Residential Burglary, and Endangering the Welfare of a Minor First Degree. He will be held in lieu of a Probable Cause hearing on Friday, April 24, 2020.