Little Rock teacher arrested for Benton shooting incident
(KATV, Source: BPD) Benton - Detectives with theBenton Police Department have made a second arrest in connection to a shootingincident that took place on April 26, on Millbrook Cove. The suspect, Timothy Gauldin, 29, of Benton,was taken into custody on May 17, after being released from a localhospital.
A Benton Police Department spokesperson says evidencefound during the investigation indicates that the alleged victim in the case,Timothy Gauldin, shot himself with the help of a friend, Jason Gaunt, 35. Gauldinis charged with Possession of a Firearm by Certain Person-Felon and Filing aFalse Police Report (Felony).
Gaunt is a teacher with the Little Rock School District. Click here to hear what he had to say the day after the shooting.
Gaunt was previously charged in the case forFurnishing a Firearm to a Convicted Felon, Possession of Marijuana, andPossession of Drug Paraphernalia. Additionally, Gauldin is an active paroleeout of the Arkansas Department of Community Corrections.
This is an on-going investigation and additionalcharges could be possible as it continues.