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Senior shot outside of Verizon Arena in ‘domestic dispute’

Eighteen-year-old Jasmine Fisher is expected to recover following being shot outside of the Verizon Arena on Tuesday at about 11:20 a.m. In what police are calling a domestic dispute, according to North Little Rock Police Sgt. Brian Dedrick.

Fisher is a graduating senior at the Parkview Arts and Science Magnet High School. She was shot near the entrance of the arena.

North Little Rock policemen then found Christian Jackson, 20, in a grassy region near the region who had injuries sustained from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to police. He was determined to be the suspect in the shooting.

Dedrick said the suspect has been served a warrant while in the hospital for charges of criminal intent to commit capital murder.

The shooting took place as students were practicing for graduation services at the arena that were held later Tuesday evening.

Dedrick said both the victim and suspect are expected to fully recover.

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