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Details released in weekend fatal Jonesboro shooting

Updated: Jun. 1, 2021 at 7:51 PM CDT
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JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Details of a weekend shooting that left one dead were released Tuesday after the suspect made an appearance in court.

According to a probable cause affidavit, police went to the 3800-block of Turfway Drive around 11:40 p.m. on Saturday, May 29, regarding a person being shot in the residence.

When officers entered the home, they found Gavin Lee Wagster, 22, dead with gunshot wounds.

Logan Heath Murray
Logan Heath Murray(KAIT)

Officers then found the suspect, Logan Heath Murray, 25, “laying beside the victim with blood all over him.”

A witness inside the home reportedly heard two loud noises, went down to the living room, and found Murray pointing a shotgun at Wagster, who was on the floor.

The witness then questioned Murray before running out of the house asking for help.

Jonesboro Police are investigating a shooting at a home on the corner of Turfway and Bridlewood. Officers arrived on...

Posted by Jonesboro Police Department on Saturday, May 29, 2021

Murray faces a first-degree murder charge and is being held on a $500,000 cash bond.

He’ll appear in court again on July 30.

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