Posted by Arkansas 911 News Chief Editor Paul Maddox
All suspects are presumed innocent until determined guilty in court.
Hot Springs Police Officer Russell reports that he was dispatched Wednesday Night around 6PM to a residence on Cypress Street to investigate the call of a disturbance.
Officers arrived and made contact with the victim. He said that he was in the living room eating his chicken when his ex-wife, who is living with him, got mad and slapped the chicken from his hand. Then, she went to the bedroom and grabbed his Rossi .38 caliber pistol. She pointed the pistol at him and said she was going to kill him and then herself. The victim got up and walked outside. He said that as he slammed the door, he heard gunfire (1 round).
The suspect, Kimberly Lyne Hendrix, 47, of Crabtree Road in Garland County, was advised of her rights and then told officers that she and the victim were arguing about her cell phone. She said that the victim went to dragging her around the house. She explained that she is tired of being hit. After the victim left the residence, she locked him out and told him not to come back or she would shoot. He came back and she fired 1 round above the door. She said she didn’t know where the victim was when she fired the gun.
No injuries were observed on the suspect. She stated that she had been drinking and was intoxicated.
Ms. Hendrix was convicted of a felony hot checks crime in Garland County 2004. It is illegal for a convicted felon to possess firearms in the state of Arkansas.
Ms. Hendrix was arrested and transported to the Garland County Detention Center for processing. She is charged with Felony Aggravated Assault On Family Or Household Member and Felony Possession Of A Firearm By Certain Persons and was being held without bond.