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Arrest made after 16-year-old found dead outside a Pine Bluff junior high school

Police have taken a 17-year-old male into custody for capital murder.

PINE BLUFF, Ark. — The Pine Bluff Police Department is in the early stages of investigating a homicide.

On Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020 around 9:15 p.m., officers were dispatched to South Olive Street, near Jack Robey Junior High.

Officers arrived on scene and found a 16-year-old male inside of a vehicle. The male sustained what appeared to be gunshot wounds and was pronounced deceased at the scene by Coroner Chad Kelley.

Police have taken a 17-year-old male into custody for capital murder.

Due to the age of both teens, police will not be releasing the names.