Texarkana Arkansas Police are reporting on a shooting that took place overnight.

According to their the TAPD Facebook page:

On Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at 12:30am Texarkana Arkansas Police responded to 2225 East Street, Village Park South Apartments, in reference to a shooting. Upon officers’ arrival to the scene, it was determined victim, Jaqualyn Paxton, 18yoa, suffered a gunshot wound and was being transported by friends to a local hospital. Paxton later succumbed to her injuries and did not survive. The suspect, Markelle Davis, 19yoa, was located by officers and Miller County Deputies moments after leaving the scene. Detectives determined an altercation ensued between Paxton and Davis in the parking lot of the complex when Paxton was shot.

Davis has been arrested and charged with 1st Degree Murder. This investigation is ongoing.

 

Police just released a photo of the suspect Markelle Davis below:

TAPD