A Division of the Department of Public Safety: Cabinet Secretary: Jami Cook
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January 04, 2018

   Special Agents with the Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Division, along with officers of the Brinkley Police Department, are investigating a deadly shooting that occurred at approximately 7:15 AM today.

   Brinkley officers responded to the Pinewood Apartments, located at 615 West 6th Street, where they found four adult victims who had sustained gunshot wounds.  Xavier Parish, 33 of Brinkley was dead at the scene.  Two other shooting victims were transported to area hospitals and one was treated at the scene for non-life threatening injuries.

   James Frost, 43, of Brinkley, was taken into custody by the Brinkley Police Department in connection with the shootings.

   The investigation is continuing and information from the state police investigation will be turned-over to the prosecuting attorney for consideration of formal criminal charges.