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Newport Independent - Newport, AR
  • Stuttgart man killed in shooting at Casscoe club

  • Authorities are investigating the death of a 42-year-old Stuttgart man following a shooting outside a Casscoe nightclub early Sunday morning.
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  • Authorities are investigating the death of a 42-year-old Stuttgart man following a shooting outside a Casscoe nightclub early Sunday morning.
    Arkansas State Police Public Information Officer Bill Sadler identified the gunshot victim as Larry Devall Wiley.
    According to Sadler, Arkansas County sheriff's deputies responded to an armed disturbance call around 2:30 a.m. Sunday outside Night Club 33, located at 235 Highway 33 near Casscoe. Wiley was found dead in the club's parking lot.
    Wiley's body was ordered to be transported to the state crime laboratory for examination.
    Special agents of the Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Division were contacted by Arkansas County authorities, who requested assistance with the homicide investigation. Agents are conducting interviews with individuals who were at the club at the time of the shooting.
    Sadler said an investigative report will be submitted to Arkansas County Prosecuting Attorney Robert Dittrich.
    Look to the Daily Leader as updates become available in the case.
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