The Pine Bluff Police Department is in the early stages of a homicide.  Shortly before 4:00 a.m. officers were called to a residence in the 1500 block of East 42 Ave in reference to a possible shooting.  Once they arrived the body of a juvenile male was found in the carport of the residence.  The body will be sent to the state crime lab to determine cause and manner of death.  The case is being investigated as a homicide and will be the sixth homicide for the year.  Once more information becomes available it will be released.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Detective Division at 870-730-2090