LITTLE ROCK, Ark — On Wednesday, Oct. 21, at 06:53 p.m., officers in the Southwest Patrol Division responded to a unknown trouble with shots fired.
Officers later learned that a nearby apartment had a bullet projectile enter a separate apartment. When officers arrived on scene, they could see a male victim laying on the floor, unresponsive, through the living room window.
Officers forced their way into the residence finding that the victim, later identified as 23-year-old Sean Ellis II, was suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Officers then attempted to provide medical attention, however MEMS later pronounced the victim dead.
Homicide detectives responded to the scene and began performing a neighborhood canvas. Once obtaining a Search and Seizure warrant, the Crime Scene Search Unit responded to the scene and began processing the scene and collecting evidence pertaining to this homicide.
Detectives interviewed the caller and other possible witnesses who were near this apartment complex. Detectives were unable to verify the identity while at the scene.
The body was transported to the Arkansas State Crime Laboratory for an autopsy.
This investigation is ongoing and the next of kin has not been notified.