TAPD arrests Laurel and MLK Blvd. murder suspect

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Trenkale Martinez Brunson -- Courtesy: Texarkana Arkansas Police Department

TEXARKANA — The Texarkana Arkansas Police Department says they have arrested a suspect wanted on murder charges and other felony charges.

Police arrested 29-year-old Trenkale Martinez Brunson of Texarkana, Arkansas, on Monday night at around 8:30 p.m. Brunson was wanted on charges of murder in the first degree, possession of a firearm by certain persons, and unlawful discharge of a firearm from a vehicle.

According to TAPD, Brunson was the main suspect in a shooting that occurred in the 700 block of Laurel Street and the 300 block of Martin Luther King Blvd.

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The driver of the vehicle, a 37-year-old man, died from the shooting, according to police.

Brunson was booked into Miller County Jail, awaiting court procedures, police say.