One man dead after Fort Smith shooting, police searching for suspect considered armed, dangerous

FORT SMITH, Ark. —Murder suspect, Christopher Stowell, has been arrested by US Marshals and is now in custody.

A more detailed release will be coming later today from the US Marshals Service and Fort Smith Police Department.

Authorities are searching for a suspect considered armed and dangerous following a deadly shooting Monday (Sept. 14) night.

On Monday night at 7:30 p.m., officers responded to the 4300 block of N. 32nd Street in reference to a possible shooting.

Once on the scene, officers discovered Daniel Ahumada, 39, dead from an apparent single gunshot wound, according to Aric Mitchell with the Fort Smith Police Department.

Witnesses were located and interviewed, and Christopher Stowell, 37, was later identified as the suspect in the fatal shooting.

Two other people were also present during the altercation but fled, according to Mitchell. Police would like to interview the pair. They have identified as Louis Jamison, 29, and 26-year-old Samantha Navrat.

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