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W. Memphis shooting suspect arrested in Memphis

Bobby L. Robinson (Source: West Memphis Police Department) Bobby L. Robinson (Source: West Memphis Police Department)

WEST MEMPHIS, AR (KAIT) – Police have arrested the man suspected in the shooting death of a West Memphis man.

Bobby L. Robinson of West Memphis was arrested Wednesday afternoon in Memphis.  Police say Robinson was in a parked red Ford Explorer at the time of his arrest.  He was taken into custody without incident by the Shelby County Sheriff's Department.  

According to Captain Ken Mitchell with WMPD, West Memphis Police officers responded to shots fired at the 200 block of North 26th Street around 1:30 Tuesday morning.  He states officers found Carlos Mitchell inside an apartment with a single gunshot wound.

Mitchell was taken to the Crittenden Regional Hospital where he later died.

Robinson will be sent back to Arkansas to face first degree murder charges.

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