HOT SPRINGS, Ark. – The Hot Springs Police Department arrested a suspect Thursday in connection with a shooting that left one person dead.

HSPD officials said a suspect was arrested around 5:15 p.m. in connection with the shooting of 34-year-old Jamar Smith.

Officials said officers responded to an incident at a residence in the 200 block of Maryland Street around 2:30 a.m. and were advised of a possible gunshot victim. When officers arrived they found Smith dead.

Officials with the HSPD said the suspect is being interviewed by detectives and more information will be released.

On Friday, department officials identified the suspect as 25-year-old Kendrick Cordell Jujuane Burris of Mountain Pine.

Burris is being held in the Garland County Detention Center on a $500,000 bond. Police officials said he is facing a first-degree murder charge in the case.