PINE BLUFF, Ark. — Officers with the Pine Bluff Police Department have now made an arrest regarding the shooting death of a 15-year-old victim.
The department first opened a homicide investigation back in July.
There were two suspects identified early on in the investigation which resulted in the arrest of a juvenile suspect, and the other suspect was identified as Cartez Davis.
There was a warrant for capital murder issued for Mr. Davis and he had been on the run since July.
On December 2 officers with the Pine Bluff Police Department got word that Davis had returned to the area and they were able to find him inside a vehicle along with two other people.
Officers were able to take Davis into custody and he has since been booked into the Jefferson County jail on a charge of capital murder.
The other two people inside the vehicle identified as 18-year-olds India Rogers and Taishaiuhn West were also arrested for "hindering apprehension."
During the arrest, police recovered a 9mm handgun and it has since been sent to the state crime lab for analysis.