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Suspect arrested in connection to Friday night homicide in Pine Bluff

Police say 48-year-old Kevin Gray turned himself in around 10:30 a.m. on Thursday.

PINE BLUFF, Arkansas — (Eds. Note: The video above is from March 2, 2021.)

Pine Bluff police officers were called to the Linden Street Apartments on Friday, Feb. 26 for an armed disturbance.

When officers arrived, they spoke to a person at the scene who said they heard shots come from one of the apartments. Officers saw bullet holes in the door of the apartment. 

The officers entered into the apartment with the assistance of the Pine Bluff Fire Department and located 40-year-old Keith Hawkins lying in the floor with apparent gunshot wounds.  

Hawkins was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Kevin Gray, 48, was identified as the suspect in this homicide.  

On March 4, Gray turned himself in to police.

He was arrested on a warrant for Capital Murder, Terroristic Act, and Possession of a Firearm by Certain Person (Felon in Possession of Firearm).  

Anyone with any information on Gray’s location is asked to contact the Detective Division at 870-730-2090 or Dispatch at 870-541-5300. There is a reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of any suspect or suspects.