Update: Stuttgart shooting victim dies

STUTTGART, Ark. (KTHV) - A 20-year-old man who was shot in Stuttgart Tuesday night has died.

The Stuttgart Daily Leader reports that Ray Daniel Ruffin died from his injuries Thursday morning at a Little Rock hospital.

According to the Stuttgart police, officers were dispatched to Maple Street around 5:20 p.m. Tuesday and found Ruffin shot once in the chest. The 17-year-old suspect was found just over an hour later.

The Daily Leader reports that although the suspect is being charged as an adult, their name has not been released. The male suspect was initially facing a charged of battery, Stuttgart police say that charge will change pending a final decision by prosecuting attorneys.


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