Man arrested in connection with shooting

By: 
Sarah Perry
Staff Writer

A Bauxite man who was originally charged with first-degree murder in connection with fatal shooting is now being charged with manslaughter.
At approximately 1:45 a.m. Thursday morning, deputies with the Saline County Sheriff's Office responded to the 12000 block of Nathan Circle in Bauxite for a report of a shooting. When deputies arrived, they found Dominick Montanez, 36, with a single gunshot wound to the chest. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, said Lt. Jeff Silk, spokesperson for the Saline County Sheriff's Office.
Michael Maxey, 32, of Bauxite was arrested at the scene in connection with the incident.
No other details about the incident can be released at this time, Silk said.
Detectives are still investigating the shooting, he said.

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