Arkansas teen faces murder charge in shooting

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. (AP) - An Arkansas teen has been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a 42-year-old man in Pope County.
 
The sheriff's office says 19-year-old Nathaniel Z. Symonds of Dover was arrested following Friday's fatal shooting of Ronald Dean Esserman Jr., also of Dover. Investigators say they believe the Symonds and the victim were acquaintances.
 
Authorities say Symonds faces a first-degree murder charge in connection with Esserman's death. Symonds is scheduled to appear before a judge on Monday morning.
 
The sheriff's office says Symonds is being held in the Pope County Detention Center.

© 2017 Associated Press


JOIN THE CONVERSATION

To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the
Conversation Guidelines and FAQs

Leave a Comment