Arkansas State Police arrested 33-year-old Marlo Akins after he fled from authorities and exchanged gunfire with a pursuing trooper on Sunday.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Arkansas State Police arrested 33-year-old Marlo Akins after he fled from authorities and exchanged gunfire with a pursuing trooper.
In line with studies, an officer tried to tug over Akins who then fled from the trooper after refusing to cease: escalating to a car pursuit round 12:23 a.m. close to Interstate 30 and Geyer Springs.
In the course of the pursuit, Akins reportedly pushed a feminine passenger from this car and opened hearth on the trooper pursuing him.
The passenger, 31-year-old Jerika Presley informed authorities that was pushed from the within of Akins car however was not critically injured.
In line with studies, neither she nor the pursuing officer have been harmed by the gunfire.
Akins left his car on Eaton Avenue and continued to flee on foot as he fired on the pursuing trooper.
Experiences say that state police surrounded the realm and Akins was taken into custody 4 hours later.
Akins was charged with aggravated assault, possession of firearms by sure individuals, fleeing, and executing a terroristic act.
Akins was charged with first-degree homicide final 12 months in connection to a capturing that occurred in June at a nightclub in Southwest Little Rock. Reportedly, he was free on bond on the time of Sunday’s incident.