Police seeking suspect after two shot in Pine Bluff

PINE BLUFF, Ark. (KTHV) – The Pine Bluff Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a shooting suspect.

Around 9 p.m. on Sunday, officers were dispatched to the 2400 block of Olive Street in regards to a shooting. Upon arrival, they found two victims suffering from gunshot wounds. Both were taken to a local hospital where 29-year-old Roderick Burnett was pronounced dead. The other victim was said to be stable.

Police say that an altercation of some kind occurred at the car wash located at 2401 South Olive. That disturbance led to shots being fired that resulted in both victims being shot. After the shooting both victims ran to the Sonic Drive-in where they were found by police.

Information obtained by police has been able to identify 27-year-old Kevin Rauls as a suspect.

Rauls has addresses in both the White Hall and Conway areas. He was last seen in a newer model black Nissan Altima. There may be damage to the windows of this vehicle.

Anyone with information to this homicide or to the location of Mr. Rauls is asked to contact the Pine Bluff Police Detective Division at 870-730-2090 or dispatch at 870-541-5300.

This homicide is Pine Bluff’s 20th of 2017.

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