A teenager who the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office said was trying to sell marijuana was fatally shot and another boy was wounded Tuesday night in the parking lot of a liquor store just south of Jacksonville on state Hwy. 161.

The sheriff’s office said Seth Taylor, 18, was shot around 10:30 p.m. and died later at Baptist Health Medical Center-North Little Rock. The second shooting victim, 15, is expected to recover.


Seth Allen, 18, of Jacksonville was arrested on a charge of capital murder. The sheriff’s office is trying to locate additional suspects and witnesses.