Izard County Shooting

Jerry Lynn Williams

Early Sunday morning at approximately 3:30 the Izard County Sheriff’s Department received a call of a shooting in the 1200 block of Ridge Circle in Horseshoe Bend.

Upon arrival by deputies and emergency personnel, 30-year old Mitchel Dunkel, of Horseshoe Bend, was found to have been shot multiple times. Dunkel was transported to a Jonesboro hospital for treatment. His injuries are not believed to be life threating.

As a result of the investigation 61-year old Jerry Lynn Williams, of Mountain Home and formally from Horseshoe Bend, was developed as a suspect and arrested in Mountain Home approximately an hour and a half later.

Williams is currently incarcerated in the Izard County Detention Center pending formal charges.

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