Searcy police investigating Wednesday morning homicide

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Searcy Police are now investigating this as a homicide.

Authorities say this is the fifth homicide of the year for Searcy, and right now investigators are still trying to piece together what happened at the Country Meadows Apartments.

Police say they believe they have a person of interest, but no charges have been filed.

SEARCY, Ark.- Searcy Police were contacted at 8 a.m. on Wednesday morning with reports of shots fired at Country Meadows Apartments in Searcy. Officers arrived on scene to discover a black male who was found dead of apparent gunshot wounds. 

The name of the victim has not been released pending notification of family.

A suspect was taken into custody and is being questioned.

Searcy Police are asking anyone who may know more about this incident to contact the criminal investigation division at 501-279-1038.

More details as they become available.  


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