Arkansas woman shoots man after claiming he stole cell phone

27-year-old Kelsey Christine Dampier was detained for the murder of 37-year-old Joshua Flanagan of Fort Smith.

FORT SMITH, Ark. — A lady has actually been detained after apparently fatally shooting a Fort Smith guy over a mobile phone.  

Fort Smith Cops have actually detained 27-year-old Kelsey Christine Dampier (aka Kelsey Christine Stafford) of Hackett in the shooting death of 37-year-old Joshua Flanagan of Fort Smith.

Thursday (Jan. 7), at roughly 3:30 p.m., cops reacted to a shooting at the 600 block of N 18th Street in Fort Smith. 

Cops found Flanagan when on the scene. According to Aric Mitchell with the Fort Smith Cops Department, Flanagan was transferred to a regional health center where he was later on noticable dead. 

Dampier was apprehended following an extensive examination by investigators with the FSPD Crook Investigations Department. 

According to an affidavit, Dampier was disturbed since her phone was taken. She declares she pinged her phone to Flanagan. The 2 entered into an argument, and Dampier took out a purple-colored 380 Quality pistol and shot Flanagan in the stomach. Witnesses at the scene informed cops she delicately left after shooting Flanagan. 

Dampier has actually been charged with first-degree murder and belongings of a gun by a particular individual. 

She is presently being kept in Sebastian County with no bond. 

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Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.