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Pine Bluff police investigating city's 3rd homicide of the day

Pine Bluff police are investigating the shooting death of 20-year-old Kavon Mitchell, who was found outside a home on Needles Street suffering from gunshot wounds.

PINE BLUFF, Ark. — Update-- Police have arrested 23-year-old Hekeryin Cain in connection to the death of Kavon Mitchell.

He has been charged with capital murder. Police say Cain is a suspect in "other incidents."

Police have also arrested Bryant L. Smith in connection to his murder, along with the murder of Emonya Moten. Smith was arrested in Kansas.

Original-- Pine Bluff police are investigating the shooting death of 20-year-old Kavon Mitchell, who was found outside a home on Needles Street suffering from gunshot wounds Thursday evening.

Officers were dispatched to Needles Street around 5 p.m. after reports of a shooting. When officers arrived, they found Mitchell "in front of the residence."

Mitchell was transported to a nearby hospital where he later died from the gunshot wounds.

There is no suspect information, and no motive has been found in the shooting.

This is the city's third homicide today, and 21st of the year.

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