JONESBORO, Ark. - Police have arrested the man they said is responsible for a deadly shooting in Arkansas.
Markus Gentry, 29, of Blytheville, is suspected of shooting a person to death in Jonesboro on New Year’s Day.
The incident happened around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in the 1100 block of West Huntington.
According to investigators, Gentry went to the victim’s home to “confront” him about a previous incident. And it ended with the victim shot multiple times.
Police identified the victim as Lewis Gamble.
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Gamble was rushed to the hospital following the shooting, but police said he later died.
Jonesboro police issued a warrant for the arrest of Gentry, though detectives are still investigating.
Gentry was captured by police around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Gentry is facing first-degree murder charges, according to police.
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