The Pine Bluff Police Department is in the early stages of a shooting investigation that has left one person dead. Around 4:40 a.m. Sunday morning officers responded to the area of Expressway and Blake Street in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, they found 34-year- old Ashton Jackson with an apparent gunshot wound. There is no suspect information at this time.
This investigation is in the early stages and information will be released once it is available. Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Detective Division at 870-730-2090 or Dispatch at 870-541-5300. This will be the sixth homicide of 2019.