After nearly a 24 hour manhunt, Joaquin Stevens Blackwell, the suspect in an officer involved shooting has been arrested. Blackwell was arrested near the Shell gas station on Highway 13 in Mendenhall.
Sheriff Paul Mullins said Blackwell was captured without incident, and is being held in the Simpson County jail. Mullins said Blackwell is being charged with capital murder.
Mullins said, "I'm thankful for the law enforcement presence, and I want everyone to know that the county is safe and we can rest easy."