A man who allegedly shot himself on accident has been charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm.
On Feb. 16, Josh Tiner, 26, was involved in a shooting on North Summit Road.
â€śBased on information and evidence gathered, Tiner and another individual were handling a pistol that belonged to Tiner whenever it discharged and struck (Tiner,)â€ť said Lt. Kevin Russell, Benton Police Department spokesperson.
During the incident, Tiner suffered a gunshot wound to his abdomen and buttock area, Russell said.
UPDATE: Police say they have located missing teen River Williams. More information will be posted as it becomes available.
Authorities have exhausted their leads in looking for a 16-year-old Benton juvenile who was reported missing more than a week ago.
River Williamsâ€™ mother reported him missing on Feb. 11 and told police she believed him to still be in central Arkansas, â€śpossibly with friends or acquaintances,â€ť according to a statement the Benton Police Department released Friday afternoon.