Arrest made in Jonesboro sports bar shooting

Police in Jonesboro said they made an arrest in a shooting at a sports bar on Thursday night.

William Griffin, 66, surrendered to police around 3 a.m. Friday. He was charged in connection to the shooting at the Sports Café located at 8501 Tara Blvd. a little after 10:30 p.m. Thursday.

Investigators said Griffin, who is married, confronted another woman with whom he had been involved at the bar. Just outside, the two got into a fight and investigators said Griffin grabbed the woman by her hair and then pistol-whipped her.

Police said Griffin shot the woman in the shoulder and then fled the scene. The woman was taken to a nearby hospital but is expected to recover from her injuries.

No one else was injured.

The woman’s name has not been released.