Shooting in Arkansas leaves 1 dead and at least 20 injured, including children

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At least 20 people were shot, including children, at a car show in rural Arkansas on Saturday night. At least one person has died, according to police.

The shooting took place in Dumas, about 90 miles southeast of Little Rock, around 7:30 p.m. local time, according to Arkansas State Police.

Authorities said the incident occurred around 7:15 p.m. when state police learned of the shooting that took place outside a local business.

According to the Arkansas State Police, authorities initially confirmed that at least 10 people were shot in Dumas during a car show in the area on Saturday night, according to THV11.

Dumas Police Chief Keith Finch reported that children were among those injured in the shooting, but did not have a specific number, according to ABC News.

Finch said police have a person of interest in custody but are continuing to investigate whether more people may be involved.

It’s not clear what caused the shooting or the conditions of many of those injured.

There is no more information at this time.

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