Police: Suspects in Christmas Day shooting, kindapping 'showed pure evil'
UPDATE: Deymon Webb, 28, has turned himself in, according to the Lonoke County Sheriff's Department. He is the second suspect in the shootings and kidnapping on Christmas Day.
The woman was found on the bank of the Arkansas River after she was thrown off the I-430 river bridge, according to a Little Rock Police Department report. Officers transported her to the hospital from there. She has since been released.
She said she swam across the river after being thrown in. The water was approximately 32 degrees Fahrenheit at the time.
The victims knew the suspects who committed the crime, according to Capt. David Bufford with the Lonoke County Sheriff's Office. The Sheriff's Office urges anyone with knowledge, even friends and family, to contact police.
"This guy showed pure evil," Bufford said.
ORIGINAL: LONOKE, Ark. (AP) — One man is in custody and Arkansas authorities are searching for a second suspect following a Christmas Day shooting in which one person was killed, another wounded and a woman was kidnapped.
Thirty-three-year-old Richard Gilliam of Little Rock was being held without bond Tuesday at the Lonoke County jail on charges that include capital murder.
Lonoke County sheriff's officials say Gilliam was one of two men who entered a home early Monday in Scott, just southeast of Little Rock, and began firing at people inside.
Killed in the shooting was 49-year-old Arlin Nugent. Authorities did not reveal the condition of the second person who was shot.
The woman taken from the home was later found by Little Rock police and was transported to a hospital for unspecified injuries.
Online jail records don't indicate an attorney for Gilliam.