By Associated Press - Tuesday, August 5, 2014

PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) - Police say a 21-year-old from Arkansas has been arrested in connection with a triple slaying in Texas.

The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports ( ) police say Justin Smith of Pine Bluff has been arrested on a charge of capital murder of multiple persons and is being held in the Dallas County jail on a $1 million bond.

Smith is a student at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, where he is studying agriculture.

Dallas police say Smith admitted killing three people Saturday during an argument at a house where drugs are sold. They say Smith also shot another person in the head, but she survived.

Smith’s family issued a written statement expressing condolences to the victims’ families.

Online jail records don’t show an attorney for Smith.


Information from: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette,

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