LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — At round 8:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Little Rock law enforcement officials responded to Republic Lane after a “photographs fired” name and located Xavier Johnson, 18, affected by a gunshot wound, police stated.
Johnson was transported to a close-by hospital the place he died. His physique has been despatched to the Arkansas State Crime Lab for an post-mortem, in response to an LRPD assertion launched Wednesday.
Police have not launched every other data apart from saying that detectives are nonetheless investigating and have “canvassed the realm and checked surveillance cameras.”
After reaching out to the sufferer’s household, they determined towards talking to us at the moment.
The separate murder passed off at round 3:45 p.m. on Tuesday the place a lady’s physique was present in a automobile after what regarded like affected by gunshot wounds, in response to police.
We’re working to study if the instances are linked.
There have been 57 homicides in Little Rock this yr.
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