Arrest Made in Mamie Street Homicide

Marshall William Vallejos
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Texarkana, Texas – Texarkana Police have arrested Marshall William Vallejos overnight for his involvement in the homicide of Casey Smith on March 29, 2016.

Detectives identified Vallejos, 22, of Texarkana Arkansas, as a person of interest early in the investigation and had been looking for him since yesterday evening.

Officers received a call from Wadley Regional Medical Center at approximately 2:00 a.m. today saying that a man had come to the emergency room with a gunshot to his leg. When officers arrived, they discovered that it was Vallejos. After being treated and released by the medical staff, he was interviewed by detectives.

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Vallejos was arrested and charged with Capital Murder.

Detectives believe Vallejos was one of three men who attempted to rob Smith in front of a residence in the 2400 block of Mamie Street yesterday afternoon. When officers responded to 9-1-1 calls from people who reported hearing shots fired, they discovered Smith lying beside a vehicle in front of a residence. Smith, who appeared to have been shot several times, was deceased.

Detectives continue to investigate this homicide and have asked that anyone with information call the Texarkana Police Department at 903-798-3116 or CrimeStoppers at 903-793-STOP.

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