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3rd suspect arrested in shooting of 3-year-old girl in West Memphis

Keon Robinson was arrested on felony warrants for first degree battery and discharging a firearm from the vehicle in connection with the shooting.

WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. — UPDATE 8/13/2021 - West Memphis Police said the third suspect has been arrested in the shooting where a 3 year old girl was struck by a bullet earlier this month. 

The West Memphis Police Department said Thursday it worked with Southaven Police to capture 25-year-old Keon Robinson. He was taken into custody Thursday afternoon, by the Southaven Police Department’s Task Force.

“We got our man, the prayers of the community have been answered,” said West Memphis Police Chief Michael Pope in a statement. 

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8/4/2021 - West Memphis Police have arrested two juveniles and a third suspect is on the run after investigators said a 3-year-old girl was shot Monday night.

Officers responded to a shots fired call about 8:00 p.m. in the 1800 block of East Barton. They found a 3-year-old had been struck by a bullet. Here condition has not been released.

Investigators have not said what led to the shooting.

Two juveniles have been arrested. Their names and ages have not been released.

Police said a third suspect, Keon Robinson, was identified and is wanted in connection to the shooting. Investigators said Robinson has felony warrants for first degree battery and discharging a firearm from the vehicle in connection with the shooting.

Robinson is considered to be armed and dangerous. If you know where he can be found, contact Det. Walker at 901-553-2464.