Man Shot In Garland County Last Night (UPDATE)

The victim is 26 year old Travis Skaggs. His current condition is unknown. Travis Skaggs has been treated, and currently is in, a Little Rock hospital.


Investigator’s still have no motive or suspects, but the investigation has continued throughout the day. will keep you updated with any information that becomes available as the investigation continues.



At approximately 9:45 pm on Thursday night 03/21/13,  the Garland County Sheriff’s Office received a call of a shooting in the area of Icom Place and Tatum Street, in Garland County.

Upon arrival, deputies located a male victim (name unknown), laying on the side of the road, who had been assaulted and shot multiple times in a lower extremity. Before being taken by ambulance to an area hospital for treatment, the victim was able to tell deputies that he had pulled up to a residence on Icom Place, to visit a friend, when 2 black males attacked him, took an undisclosed amount of cash and shot him as he fled on foot.

When deputies arrived, they found a man on the side of the road who had been shot multiple times in the lower part of his body.

Before being taken to a hospital, the victim told investigators he was going to a home on Icom Place to visit a friend when two men attacked him, stole an undisclosed amount of cash, shot him, and ran off.

The 26-year-old victim walked a short distance from the scene, where neighbors heard him calling out for help, and in turn contacted authorities

The victim was able to walk a short distance from the scene and was heard calling out for help by area residents who in turn called authorities.

At this time, Investigators are processing the scene and do not have a motive, or suspects, in the shooting.

Garland County Sheriff’s DepartmentAnyone with information on the shooting are asked to contact the Garland County Sheriff’s Department Criminal Investigation Division at 501-622-3690 or our anonymous tip line at 501-622-3674.


Lt. James “Corky” Martin

Garland County Sheriff’s Departmen


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