Suspect Arrested In Killing Of US Airman At North Little Rock Gas Station

Police have identified a man suspected of killing a U.S. airman in an armed robbery at a North Little Rock gas station.

The department said Drequan Lamont Robinson, 18, was arrested on charges of capital murder and aggravated robbery.

Drequan Robinson. Photo Courtesy: North Little Rock Police.

According to police, Robinson is suspected of being one of two armed men who held up a Valero gas station at 601 W. Broadway St. about 11:38 p.m. Friday. Shawn Mckeough Jr., a 23-year-old U.S. Air Force specialist, tried to stop the holdup. One of the robbers fatally shot Mckeough.

Shawn Mckeough Jr.

Anyone with information on the killing is asked to call North Little Rock police at (501) 771-7167 or (501) 680-8439.

The department is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction.

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