The Sevier County Sheriff's Department is investigating a shooting that took place at 12:19 a.m. this morning in Lockesburg. Deputies responded to a call at 138 Saline Bluff Road and assisted Southwest EMS in loading the shooting victim, who was transported to St. Michaels Hospital in Texarkana.

According to the department, Sevier County deputies, Arkansas State Police investigators and 9th West Drug Task Force officers worked the scene and performed interviews, including the suspected shooter who may have been acting in self defense. 

"The investigation is ongoing and we will keep you updated as we can," the department wrote in a statement. 

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