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2 dead after Hot Springs shooting in August, police investigate

Tyson Stewart and Kason Porter have been identified as the two men who died in the shooting. Police are still investigating.
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HOT SPRINGS, Ark. — On Friday, August 21, officers with the Hot Springs Police Department responded to Twin Points Road in reference to a shooting.

Upon arrival, officers made contact with the home owner who said there were people shot inside. Officers entered the residence and found two males suffering from gunshot wounds. 

Tyson Stewart was pronounced dead at the scene. The second victim was transported to a local hospital, where he later died from his injuries. He was later identified as Kason Porter.

Police say evidence at the scene suggests there was forced entry into the home and both Stewart and the occupants of the residence were armed with firearms. 

Drugs, drug paraphernalia, and several firearms were recovered from the scene. Detectives are currently conducting further interviews, awaiting records from subpoenas and Arkansas State Crime Lab results. 

Updated Press Release regarding 907 Twin Points Road.

Posted by Hot Springs Police Department on Thursday, September 10, 2020

This is an on-going investigation.

Anyone with information about this case should contact Detective Mark Fallis at 501-321-6789 Ext. 6720.

We will edit this article with updates as they are provided.