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Shooting Death on Six Mile Road


The Logan County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting that happened yesterday evening (December 26th) at a residence on Six Mile Road south of Paris. When we arrived on scene, we found the body of James Shrum, 40, who lives at a residence down the road from this residence. Logan County Sheriff's Office investigators and an Arkansas State Police special agent processed the scene. The alleged shooter, Gary Hopkins, 51, who lives at the residence, was taken to the Sheriff's Office for questioning and is currently at our facility pending further investigation. Shrum's body was picked up by the Logan County Coroner's Office and will be transported to the Arkansas State Crime Laboratory.