Suspect in teen’s death surrenders to police

Texarkana, Ark., officers found the 17-year-old with a gunshot wound in the 2800 block of Love Creek Drive

Suspect in teen’s death surrenders to police
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TEXARKANA, Ark. (KSLA) — An 18-year-old Texarkana, Ark., resident now is in police custody for his alleged role in a homicide.

Texarkana, Ark., police say Keyuntre Terrell Ellis turned himself in to detectives after they got a warrant for his arrest in connection with the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old.

Ellis was booked into the Miller County Jail at 10:22 a.m. Tuesday, booking records show.

It was shortly after 11 p.m. Monday when police received a report of gunfire on Love Creek Drive.

Officers found the 17-year-old with a gunshot wound in the 2800 block of Love Creek Drive.

He was taken to hospital, where he died a short time later.

Authorities urge anyone with any information about the homicide to call Detective Easley at (903) 798-3154 or the Police Department at (903) 798-3130.

Texarkana Area Crime Stoppers pays rewards of up to $1,000 for information that leads to solving a crime in Texarkana, Miller County, Ark., or Bowie County, Texas. The Texarkana Area Crime Stoppers tip line is (903) 793-7867. 

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