• Second man wanted in shooting death of Arkansas police officer arrested in Memphis

    By: Scott Madaus

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    The second person wanted in the murder of a Forrest City Police Officer has been arrested in Memphis. 


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    George Henderson was arrested at the corner of Alabama and Poplar Avenue by Memphis police and the Shelby County Sheriff's Department. 

    Captain Joe Baker told FOX13 they've been looking for Henderson for over 24 hours. 

    "We've been looking for Mr. Henderson since approximately middle of the day yesterday."

    According to West Memphis Police, Henderson was developed as a person of interest in connection to the shooting death of Forrest city police officer Oliver Johnson on April 28 at the Meadows Apartments in West Memphis.

    Jessie Rogers lives two doors down from where the takedown happened and said she's thankful.

    "I'm glad they got the right guy," Rogers said.

    Oliver Johnson was shot and killed last month. 

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    Johnson was a Forrest City Police Officer who lived in the Meadows Apartments in West Memphis. Johnson was struck when a bullet from an altercation outside in a parking lot entered his residence.

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