1 dead, 1 arrested in El Dorado shooting

EL DORADO, Ark. (AP) - Authorities say an El Dorado man has been shot to death.

The El Dorado News-Times reports ( that police responded early Thursday morning to a report of a shooting at a business. Once inside, authorities say they found 38-year-old Lawrence E. Nelson Jr. with multiple gunshot wounds. The Union County Coroner pronounced him dead a short time later.

A 34-year-old California man was arrested on felony charges, including first-degree murder. He is scheduled to make a court appearance Friday.

El Dorado Police Department spokesman Capt. Kevin Holt says authorities have not established a motive in the shooting.

Information from: El Dorado News-Times,

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