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Man charged with capital murder in Little Rock homicide, police say

by Brianna Kwasnik | October 27, 2021 at 11:51 a.m.
FILE — A Little Rock Police Department vehicle is shown in this Jan. 26, 2021 file photo.

Authorities have arrested a man in connection with a homicide that happened overnight on Asher Avenue, police said Wednesday.

Antwann Wright has been charged with capital murder, aggravated assault, first-degree terroristic threatening and three counts of terroristic act, according to a Little Rock police Twitter post.

One person died in the killing, which occurred in the 5100 block of Asher Avenue, between Mary and Monroe streets, a separate post from the department states.

Police didn’t immediately release the name of the victim.

The investigation is ongoing.

This story has been updated. It was originally published at 7:21 a.m.


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