A suspect in a triple homicide in Arkansas was behind bars in San Diego Thursday following his arrest in Barrio Logan, authorities reported.
Joshua Milik Williams, who turned 22 last Saturday, was arrested Wednesday evening by officers conducting a transit-enforcement operation at Harborside Trolley Station on South 28th Street, according to the San Diego Police Department.
The suspect, who has been living as a transient in the San Diego area recently, was the subject of an arrest warrant issued in Little Rock, Arkansas, in connection with a triple slaying that occurred in there on Nov. 16, 2018, said SDPD public affairs Lt. Brent Williams.
The suspect was booked into San Diego Central Jail, where he was being held without bail pending extradition procedures, the lieutenant said.
Williams allegedly opened fire on a black Jeep Renegade in a residential neighborhood about a mile northeast of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, fatally wounding Latija Luckey and Carrington Williams, both 19, and 20-year-old Kennelle Anderson. A 17-year-old in the SUV also suffered gunshot wounds but survived.
Following the shooting, the vehicle crashed into a ditch, coming to rest on its side, according to a police report.
The motive for the deadly gunfire remains unclear, said Little Rock police Officer Eric Barnes.
Authorities did not disclose if the shooter or shooters were believed to have fired from a moving car or possibly from the roadside, and have not revealed how investigators identified Williams as a suspect in the case.
In addition to Williams, the initial police report on the shooting makes reference to two unidentified suspects, both described as about 6 feet tall and thin but of unknown race and gender.
Updated at 6:10 p.m. Jan. 10, 2019
— City News Service
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