Homicide on Catalpa in PB Thursday leaves 35 year old dead from gunshot wound


Pine Bluff Police Department

On April 11, 2024, just before noon, Officers of the Pine Bluff Police Department responded to a reported shooting at 3104 S. Catalpa. On arrival, the officers located 35-year-old Kendrell Laws lying in the parking lot near this address. Laws had suffered an apparent gunshot wound and was transported to Jefferson Regional Medical Center by EASi ambulance. Laws succumbed to his wound shortly after arrival and was pronounced dead at JRMC.

This homicide is still in the early stages of the investigation at the time of this release and the circumstances leading to this murder are still under investigation. There is no suspect information to release at this time. Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to call the detective office tip line at 870-730-2106, the detective office at 870-730-2090, or the dispatch center at 870-541-5300.