FAYETTEVILLE POLICE SEEK TWO IN SHOOTING INCIDENT

07/24/2011

Fayetteville Police Chief Greg Tabor announced today the arrest of a local woman involved in an early morning shooting incident in Fayetteville.  The Fayetteville Police Department is seeking two men who were also involved.

On Sunday, July 24, 2011, at approximately 2:49 A.M., the Fayetteville Police Department received a 9-1-1 call from 2332 South Clover Drive, reporting a man had been shot at that location.  Police officers arrived to find one man with a gunshot wound to his left hand.  There were several people at the residence when the shots were fired.  Victims identified the shooters as TYRONE ANTHONY WELCH, black male, age 27, of Camden, and CEDRIC BERNARD KING, black male, age 28, of 2133 South Coleman, Fayetteville.  Victims identified the driver of the vehicle as MELISSA A. GRALEWSKI, white female, age 26 of 1035 South Sports Fan, apartment #208, Fayetteville. 

During the follow-up investigation, detectives secured a search warrant for 2133 South Coleman.  The Fayetteville and Washington County Emergency Response Team assisted detectives with the execution of the search warrant.  There were no occupants of the house at the time the search warrant was executed.  SCOTT KENDRICKS, black male, age 28, of Little Rock, was arrested prior to the search warrant execution for Obstruction of Governmental Operations.

Detectives secured a search warrant for 1035 South Sports Fan, Apartment #208.  The Fayetteville and Washington County Emergency Response Team assisted detectives with the execution of the search warrant.  Detectives arrested GRALEWSKI at the apartment.  GRALEWSKI was arrested for Accomplice to:  Engaging in Violent Group Activity, Terroristic Acts, Battery 1st Degree, Attempted Murder 2nd Degree, and Aggravated Assault.

Arrest warrants have been obtained for KING and WELCH.  Anyone with information about this incident, or the whereabouts of KING AND WELCH, are asked to call the Fayetteville Police Department at 479-587-3555.  This investigation is continuing.