The Pine Bluff Police Department is in the early stages of a Homicide investigation.  At 2:24 P.M., officers were called to the Beech Street Apartments at 2103 S. Beech in reference to a male having been shot.  Officers located 66 year old Edson Jones, with apparent gunshot wounds, near the back of the parking lot.  Jones was pronounced dead at the scene by the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office.

Edson Jones

According to detectives, the shooting apparently stemmed from an argument between Jones and another male who has not been positively identified at this time.

This is the 4th homicide for Pine Bluff this year.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Detective Division at 870-730-2090 or Dispatch at 870-541-5300.