DUMAS, Ark. – One man is in custody after a Thursday night shooting left one dead and another injured in Dumas.
According to the Arkansas State Police, 36-year-old Jason Jenkins died at a local hospital after the shooting happened at a residence in the 300 block of South Ash Street.
Troopers said the other victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment after the shooting.
Arkansas State Police officials said troopers arrested 34-year-old Derrick Nixon after arriving to the residence just before 11 p.m.
Nixon is currently facing charges of first-degree murder and possession of a firearm by certain persons, according to state troopers.
The Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Division and Dumas Police Department are jointly investigating the deadly shooting.