According to police, 19-year-old Michael Merritt has been arrested and is being held at W.C. "Dub" Detention Center on probable cause aggravated robbery and criminal attempt capital murder.
Police say after apprehending Merritt, they executed a search warrant at a residence on Union Street and discovered several items believed to be associated with the crime scene.
This investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with additional information regarding this crime is urged to call the Pine Bluff Police Detective Division at (870) 730-2090. All calls will be kept confidential.
Tips can also be submitted anonymously through the police department website at www.pbpd.org, or through their Facebook page.
To text your anonymous tip to Detectives, text to 274637 then put "PBPD" with your message.