Danny W. Dowdle (Photo: Pike County Sheriff's Office)
DELIGHT, Ark. (KTHV) - The Pike County Sheriff's Office has confirmed that a man has shot his own brother in the head with the intent to kill him.
According to detective sergeant Clark D. Kinzler, Danny W. Dowdle, 46, of Delight, admitted to shooting and killing his older brother, David, after a an argument erupted between the two on April 29 around 10:30 p.m. Kinzler added that Dowdle told investigators that he shot his brother in the head and intended to kill him at the time of the shooting.
Kinzler said officers found David Dowdle lying dead in a pool of blood at a home on Highway 26 east; they found a .22 LR revolver pistol nearby.
Dowdle was taken to the Howard County Court House where he made a first appeared before Judge Tom Cooper. He is charged with murder and is being held in lieu of $100,000 bond.