TierenWatsonOn 6/13/15, at approximately 7:30 PM, officers with the Benton Police Department responded to the 200 block of Valley St. on report of a shooting.  While en-route to the call, officers were informed that an individual that had been shot was being transported to the emergency room.  
After speaking with the victim and witnesses, the suspect who allegedly shot the victim was identified as Tieren Watson (26 YOA) of Little Rock. According to them, Watson and another individual were involved in an argument whenever Watson started firing off rounds from a pistol resulting in one of them hitting the victim. The victim is still in an area hospital in critical condition.  
Based on information and evidence gathered, detectives obtained a warrant for Watson’s arrest for the following charges; Battery 1st Degree, 6 counts of Aggravated Assault, 2 counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Minor, and Possession of a Firearm by Certain Persons (Felon).  This is still an on-going investigation and additional charges could be possible.  
Watson is believed to still be in the Central Arkansas area at this time.  He should be considered armed and dangerous, and anyone coming into contact with him should immediately contact police by dialing 911.  
Anyone who has information about this crime is encouraged to contact the Benton Police Department at 501-778-1171 or 911.  Individuals also may send us an anonymous crime tip about this crime to CRIMES (274637) with the keyword BNPD in the body of the text or go to to leave a tip.  A crime tip can also be submitted via the official Benton Police Department app found on ITunes and Google Play. 
Any suspects listed are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.