Arrest made in Logan Avenue shooting

JONESBORO, Ark. – An arrest has been made in connection to the homicide that occurred on Logan Ave. on Tuesday October, 10th, 2017.

26 year old Jonathan Johnson of Jonesboro was arrested for First Degree Murder of Dewayne Turner of Blytheville.  Jonathan Johnson is awaiting a Probable Cause Hearing and remains in custody at the Craighead County Detention Center.

Jonathan Johnson. Source: CCSO

On Tuesday October 10th, 2017, Officers with the Jonesboro Police Department were sent to the 900 block of Logan Ave. at approximately 7:20pm in response to a call of shots fired.  When they arrived they found a deceased male lying in the roadway.  The victim was later identified as 28 year old Dewayne Turner from Blytheville, AR.

JPD Detectives are continuing to actively investigate the case.  Detectives are asking that if anyone has any information related to this case to please call the Criminal Investigation Division at 870-935-6710 or call Crime Stoppers at 870-935-STOP (7867) if you wish to remain anonymous.

Press release – JPD, David McDaniel, PIO

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