Police: Guard wounded in shootout outside Arkansas casino


PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) — Authorities say a shootout between patrons and security outside an Arkansas casino left one guard wounded.

Police say the shooting happened Thursday night after security escorted multiple people from the Saracen Casino Resort in Pine Bluff because of a disturbance inside.

At least two of the people reportedly exchanged gunfire with security before fleeing in a car. Police say the guard who was shot was taken to a hospital, but the wound reportedly wasn’t life-threatening. No other injuries were reported.

Police in Pine Bluff, about 40 miles southeast of Little Rock, say they’re looking for five people in their 20s following the shooting.

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