$250,000 bond set in Harrisburg homicide investigation

$250,000 bond set in Harrisburg homicide investigation
Billy Allen Combs (Source: Poinsett Co. Sheriff's Office via Vinelink)

HARRISBURG, AR (KAIT) - A Harrisburg man suspected of shooting and killing another man appeared before a judge on Monday.

According to court documents, Billy Allen Combs, 58, of Harrisburg, is being held on charges of capital murder, felony possession of firearms by a certain person, tampering with physical evidence in the shooting death of 22-year-old Brett Michael Smith.

Police arrested Combs, Friday night in connection to the homicide.

According to Harrisburg police, at approximately 8:50 Friday night, officers with the Harrisburg Police Department responded to 607 Pershing St. in reference to a call of a deceased person inside the home.

When officers arrived, they found Smith, of Harrisburg suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Combs is expected to appear in court again on October 29th.

No other details were released.

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