Man found shot to death in northeast Arkansas

A man was found fatally shot in Newport. (Photo: MGN)

Authorities are investigating after a man was found shot to death Saturday night in northeast Arkansas.

Newport police said in a news release that officers were called about 10:15 p.m. to a home at 239 Calhoun Circle. They reportedly found Qunton Pruitt, 43, had been shot once. Pruitt was taken to Unity Health Harris Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

The department said Arkansas State Police is investigating the killing.

Further details were not released Sunday.

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