PINE BLUFF, Ark. (KTHV) - A 36-year-old man was killed and three others were injured in an overnight shooting in Pine Bluff on Aug. 27.
The shooting happened around 1 a.m. on 34th Avenue near Fir Street. The homicide is the city's 14th this year.
According to the press release, officers noticed a group of people in the yard and were flagged down by a family member upon arrival. While officers made contact with the family member, she yelled, "My son needs help. Please help him."
Officers then noticed a blood trail on the outside of the home that led inside. When they entered the house, they noticed three men suffering injuries, including Antonio Brown who was laying on the floor unresponsive.
Officers then noticed a live rifle shell casing laying beside Brown and a white Jeep Patriot with the license plate number Ex57681 outside of the residence. The vehicle had a busted left-side window and there was blood and spent rifle casings surrounding it.
One responsive victim had a gunshot wound to the left eye and gave a description of the suspect's vehicle, a smokey-gray vehicle that drove by and started shooting. The other responsive victim was shot in the buttocks.
Two of the shooting victims transported themselves to a hospital in Little Rock and another victim was taken to JRMC with injuries that were not life-threatening by ambulance.
Preliminary information gathered by police describes a car pulling up to a house and being shot by someone inside the home.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the detective division at 870-730-2090 or dispatch at 870-541-5300. Information can also be shared via Facebook and Text-a-Tip to 274637 Keyword: PBPD.
This story has been updated with information from the police report.