Fort Smith police arrested a man Tuesday in connection with a shooting that occurred overnight, a news release from the department states.

Tadareo Allen Thomas Sr., 35, was taken into custody after he was questioned by detectives with the Criminal Investigations Unit, the release states. He faces counts of first-degree battery and being a felon in possession of a firearm in connection with the shooting, which investigators determined occurred in the 4700 block of Wirsing Avenue.

Police identify Cecil Gardner Jr., 34, as the victim of the shooting. Gardner was suffering from two gunshot wounds when he was taken to a local emergency by an acquaintance about 12:15 a.m. Tuesday, the release states. He is currently listed as being in stable condition.