UPDATE 2:25 P.M.
Jefferson County Coroner Chad Kelley has identified Wednesday night’s homicide victim as 29-year-old Terrence Jamal White from Star City.
Kelley pronounced White deceased at 12:05 a.m.
His body will be sent to the medical examiner for an autopsy on Friday.
The Pine Bluff Police Department is in the early stages of a homicide investigation.
At approximately 11:30 p.m. Wednesday night, a police officer was patrolling the area of Short 3rd Avenue and Grant Street in reference to a call of gunshots in the area.
Soon thereafter the body of an unidentified adult male with gunshot wounds was found. The body was located in a park, and was pronounced dead by the Jefferson County Coroner at the scene.
The body will be taken to the State Crime Lab to determine cause and manner of death.
If anyone has information regarding this homicide to please contact the Detective Division at 870-730-2090 or dispatch at 870-541-5300.
This is the 5th homicide of 2022.