Two men arrested for deadly robbery
(KATV) Police have made two arrests in a homicide from over the weekend on October 27th in Southwest Little Rock. Joe Bell III,22, and Johnathan Hattison, 23, are charged with capital murder for the death of Victor Rosas,26.
Police say the motive was robbery and more arrests could come.
Witnesses say Rosas was standing outside an apartment on Terrace Drive Saturday night when a man walked up to him demanded his wallet, then shot him after he turned over his wallet. He was pronounced dead at the hospital.
Sgt. Cassandra Davis says Little Rock Police, North Little Rock Police and the United States Marshall's service worked together. They are not releasing details about who shot Rosas because it is an on-going investigation and more arrests could come.
Both men are being held at the Pulaski County jail for aggravated robbery, theft of property and capital murder.
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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Police in Little Rock say a man was shot and killed during a robbery at an apartment complex on the city's southwest side.
Sgt. Cassandra Davis says 26-year-old Victor Rosas was killed by a gunshot wound to the chest in the shooting about 8:45 p.m. Saturday.
A police report says witnesses told officers that Rosas was standing outside an apartment when a man walked up to him and demanded Rosas' wallet. The witnesses told officers that after Rosas was shot after he turned over his wallet.
Davis says no arrests have been made.