On July 17, 2019 at about 3:50pm, officers of the Pine Bluff Police Department responded to 82 S. Richard in reference to a shooting.
Officers located a single male gunshot victim inside the residence. The victim and witnesses stated that he had been shot in the street near 82 S. Richard and fled in this residence. The victim was taken to Jefferson Regional Medical Center and then transferred to UAMS. He later died of his wounds at UAMS. A possible shooting suspect was taken into custody at about 9:00 pm. He is still being interviewed by Detectives at the time of this release. The motive for the shooting is unknown at this time.
The name of the victim will be released after it is confirmed that his family has been notified. The name of the suspect will be released if he is confirmed to be the shooter and arrested.