UPDATE 4:30 p.m. - FPD officials identified the victims as Courtney Willie, 21, and Elizabeth Dawson, 20, in a press release. Dawson died from a single gunshot wound and doctors treated Willie for non-life-threatening injuries, according to the release.

Harvey faces charges of capital murder and attempted capital murder, according to the release.

UPDATE 12:50 p.m. - Springdale Police Department officers arrested Dekota Harvey in Springdale at about 10:15 a.m. Friday at the Applegate Apartments, said Lt. Jeff Taylor, public informations officer for SPD. Harvey did not resist officers and came peacefully, Taylor said.

Fayetteville Police Department officers are investigating a shooting that occurred around 9:17 p.m. Thursday on North Leverett Avenue near Eureka Pizza and South Creekside Apartments, leaving one victim dead and another injured.

Suspect Dekota Harvey, 22, is wanted for murder and first-degree battery. Harvey is a 5-foot-6-inch tall, 145-pound white male with blue eyes and brown, curly hair. He was last seen wearing a black coat and black pants and driving a dark green Chevrolet Malibu, according to a statement from FPD.

FPD officers previously arrested Harvey on June 20, 2018, on charges of third-degree domestic battery.

Police consider Harvey armed and dangerous.

Katelyn Duby is a news editor for the Arkansas Traveler, where she previously worked as a reporter in 2018 and a senior staff reporter in 2019.

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