Newport business owner is shot to death

Newport Police Department reports that they responded to a possible shooting and found 78-year-old Paul Tinsley, owner of Tinsley Auto Sales at 1216 Highway 367 North in Newport, dead inside his business around 11 a.m. Tuesday morning.

Tinsley suffered a gunshot wound to the head and was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead; his body was taken to the Arkansas State Medical Examiner’s for an autopsy.