A weekend of violence in Helena-West Helena and Phillips County erupted Saturday night with a shooting incident that occurred at an event in Barton.

A weekend of violence in Helena-West Helena and Phillips County erupted Saturday night with a shooting incident that occurred at an event in Barton.

H-WHPD Chief Virgil Green told a local radio station that five people were shot and rushed to Helena-Regional Medical Center. They were all airlifted o a trauma center at a Memphis, Tennessee hospital.

There were no fatalities.

Green informed the radio station that a number concerned relatives and rushed to the hospital where the crowd got so large that Helena-West Helena Police officers were called out to maintain crowd control.

Details surrounding the shooting incident were not available at press time.