One Dead After Drug Deal Gone Bad

A teenager is dead and another teen was injured after a shooting near in Jacksonville Tuesday night.

Pulaski County Sheriff’s Officials say around 10:30pm Tuesday during a drug transaction 18-year old Seth Taylor was shot and later died at Baptist Spring Hill. Taylor was attempting to sell marijuana to another person when was shot.

A participant in the robbery, 18-year old Seth Allen of Jacksonville was arrested for Capital Murder. Authorities say Allen was not the shooter and are in the process of locating additional suspects and witnesses that were present at the time of the incident.

The second shooting victim a 15-year old is expected to recover.

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