UPDATE: Shooting Near Dover Leaves One Dead, Victim, Alleged Shooter Identified


DOVER, Ark. -- A man is dead and another is in custody after a shooting in Pope County.

Pope County Sheriff Shane Jones has identified the victim as 42-year-old Ronald Dean Esserman, Jr.

The Sheriff's Office reports 19-year-old Nathaniel Z. Symonds has been arrested and will face a first degree murder charge.

Authorities responded to the shooting on Oak Meadows Road Friday afternoon.

Details from the investigation regarding a possible motive have not been released.


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