Saturday, August 12, 2017
Police in Little Rock are investigating a homicide, the city's 40th of the year.
The Little Rock Police Department said on Twitter shortly before 7:30 p.m. that officers were at the scene of the killing in the 600 block of west 24th St.
Police were called about 6:30 p.m. after children walking through an alley in the area saw someone lying on the ground bleeding, Officer Steve Moore said at the scene.
Little Rock homicides Aug. 12-13
Police located the deceased victim, who appeared to be an adult, Moore said. The cause of death isn't known, but it is clearly a homicide, Moore said.
The victim had likely been in the alley a few hours, police said.
Investigators were said to be canvassing the surrounding neighborhood for possible witnesses.
Read Sunday's Arkansas Democrat-Gazette for full details.