Pine Bluff police investigating after man found shot in yard

Pine Bluff police investigating man found shot in yard

PINE BLUFF, Ark. (KTHV) – The Pine Bluff Police Department is investigating an overnight homicide.

On Friday around 3 a.m., officers responded to the intersection of Jones and Burnell streets in reference to a man down. Upon arrival, they found the body of a 50-year-old man lying in a yard at the intersection. Police say he had a single gunshot wound to the chest. 

A resident in the area reported hearing a single gunshot, and said he walked outside and saw the man lying in the grass at the home.

The identity of the man has not been released at this time and no suspect information is known.

Anyone with further information regarding the homicide is asked to contact either the Pine Bluff Police Detective Division at 870-730-2090 or dispatch at 870-541-5300. 

Stay with THV11 and thv11.com for more details as they become available.
 

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