• Man charged with murder after deadly New Year's Day shooting in Arkansas

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    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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