On Monday, September 14th at approximately 4:08 p.m. Pope County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the 1000 Block of South Shore Road in Atkins on a report of a person with a weapon with shots fired.

Upon the arrival of deputies, the suspect fled into a wooded area nearby. With the assistance of Arkansas State Police and the Atkins Police Department, deputies set a perimeter and began conducting a search for the suspect.

At approximately 5:40 p.m., the suspect was located and taken into custody without incident.

Sheriff Jones would like to thank all officers involved who assisted in bringing the incident to a safe and successful conclusion.

At the time of this release, the suspects identity was not released, as well as additional details concerning the incident.

As more information becomes available, River Valley Now will update readers.