Killed – Marcus Israel (Jacksonville, AR)

Marcus Israel

A 23-year-old man died after being shot Friday night during an attempted robbery at an ATM in Jacksonville, authorities said.

Police say they responded about 8:30 p.m. to the 600 block of West Main Street and found Marcus Israel in a vehicle that had crashed into a building. He was suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

“The investigation has revealed that this was an attempted Aggravated Robbery at an ATM,” Jacksonville police Capt. Kenny Boyd said in a statement.

Israel was taken to a local hospital, where he died Saturday.

The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports ( ) that police arrested 19-year-old Lerome Deshawn Kelley on suspicion of capital murder and aggravated robbery. Police say Kelley is accused in the death of 23-year-old Marcus Israel, who was shot Friday during an attempted holdup at an ATM in Jacksonville.

Police say Israel died Saturday morning at UAMS Medical Center in Little Rock.


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