Update: May 26 – Jair Romario Martin was arraigned in court on May 26.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — A man suspected of killing two Knoxville women on Saturday was taken into custody Thursday, according to the Knoxville Police Department.

Earlier this week, Knoxville Police had identified Jair Romario Martin, 26, of Knoxville as a suspect in the homicide case. He had remained at large since the incident and faced two counts of first-degree murder.

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Jair Romario Martin, 26. (Courtesy of the Knox County Sheriff’s Office)

Knoxville Police shared on social media Thursday morning, saying Martin was just taken into custody by SOS personnel at an apartment on Goins Drive. Numerous KPD officers responded to the apartment after receiving information that Martin was possibly inside, the agency said.

The two murder victims, Madison Johnson, 22, of Knoxville, and Heidi Johnson, 20, of Knoxville were found dead at a home on Woodlawn Pike after officers responded to a report of a domestic disturbance Saturday, May 13 around noon.

According to an incident report, 911 dispatch heard one of the victims say, while on the phone, “Stop pointing that gun at me.”

Then gunshots were heard shortly after.

In the report, officers found one victim in the hallway suffering from a gunshot wound. The second victim was found in the bedroom suffering from a stab wound on the back of her head.

During the investigation, law enforcement believed “one of the victims had been arguing, which lead to the suspect killing both victims.” They also found that the “suspect and one victim had a domestic relationship.”

Martin’s arraignment is scheduled for Friday, May 26 after moving from the previous date of Tuesday, May 23.

Editor’s Note: This story has been updated.