LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Update: While on call at another scene nearby, officers heard approximately five gunshots in an area near Legion Hut and Mabelvale Cutoff Road.
Officers circulated the area but were unable to locate the person or persons shooting.
Shell casings have been recovered from the roadway in front of Mabelvale Elementary and are being investigated.
Earlier today, August 13, 2022, law enforcement officials received a report of shots fired in the community near Mabelvale Elementary School.
There were no injuries during the incident, however, one car and the school building were hit— students were not in the building, as school does not start until the 22nd.
The Little Rock Police Department is working alongside the Little Rock School District Safety and Security team to further the investigation.
Authorities ask for the public's help in identifying the person or persons responsible for the shooting.
If you have any information, please contact detectives at 501-371-4660, Little Rock Police Department, or contact them anonymously by calling 501-371-INFO (4636).
This investigation is currently ongoing. Additional information will be added as it becomes available.