Jonesboro Police arrested one person for the homicide of Nicholas Childs during a March 10th shooting at a convenience store on Southwest Drive.

Through this investigation, detectives developed a suspect, and on Monday, March 13th, officers arrested 31-year-old Russell Malone for his involvement in this crime. Malone is facing the charge of 1st Degree Murder and is currently being held at the Craighead County Detention Center on a $3 million dollar bond.

On March 10th, 2023, Jonesboro Officers responded to Kum N Go at 680 Southwest Drive regarding a shooting. Officers located the Nicholas Childs, lying in the parking lot deceased from an apparent gunshot wound.