Drive by suspects face murder charges

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Four suspects, Tenescha Wilkerson, Brady Winship, Joshua King and a juvenile all face murder charges for a drive by shooting on Washington Street in Ashdown, Arkansas.

Police say the victim, 19 year old Desmond Smith died at the scene and another man– injured from a gun shot wound.

Investigators say Winship was the trigger-man and the remaining suspects accompanied him.

“We know that there have been some arguments in the past between at least two of these individuals if not more, that it have been ongoing for more that several weeks, mainly north of here. We know that there was an argument going on for a long time. It may have involved drugs.” says Prosecuting Attorney Bryan Chesshir.

Police say all of the suspects are from the DeQueen area and the shooting is gang related.

The 4 of them are facing life in prison.

Their pre-trial is set for Nov 17.

The trial is set for Nov 27.

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