Update: Searcy Police Make Arrest in Aug. 11 Homicide

Update (August 15):
SEARCY, Ark. - A local man has been arrested for an August 11 homicide.

Justice Cunningham (photo below), 19, faces a charge of Capital Murder in the killing of Davion Bankhead, 24.

The Searcy Police Department says Cunningham was taken into custody around 2 a.m. Tuesday.

He's being held at the White County jail and a bond has not yet been set.

Original story (August 12):
SEARCY, Ark. -- A man is dead after a shooting in Searcy Friday night.

The victim has been identified as Davion Bankhead, 24.

It happened just before 9:30 p.m. in the 800 block of West Park Street.

Police were called to a report of shots fired at that location and found Bankhead suffering from gunshot wounds.

He was rushed to a local hospital but pronounced dead about an hour later.

So far no arrests have been reported and there is no available information on the suspect.


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