Blytheville man arrested for murder in Jonesboro

Markus Gentry

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Blytheville, Arkansas man was arrested Tuesday night in the shooting death of a man in Jonesboro.

Jonesboro officers responded to a shooting call in the 100 block of West Huntington around 1:30 Tuesday afternoon.

They found a victim suffering from gunshot wounds and tried to give him aid, but the victim later died at a hospital.

An arrest warrant was issued for Markus Gentry, 29 of Blytheville.

He was taken into custody without incident around 8:30 p.m., Jonesboro Police reported.

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