NEWPORT, Ark. (KTHV) - On Saturday, December 16, 2017 at approximately 10:15 p.m., a 911 call was received detailing an unresponsive person at 239 Calhoun Circle.
The Newport Fire Department EMS and officers from the Newport Police Department responded. They entered the residence and discovered Quinton Pruitt, 43, of Newport, had a single gun shot wound.
Pruitt was transported by the Newport Fire Department EMS to Unity Health Harris ER. Later, he was pronounced dead.
Arkansas State Police were contacted. The investigation has been turned over to their Criminal Investigation Division.
Any witnesses or anyone with any information to this incident are encouraged to contact the Newport Police Department at 870-523-2721.
No further information regarding this investigation is available at this time.