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PCSO identify Hensley homicide victim and arrested his friend

The Pulaski County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a homicide in Hensley, Arkansas early Friday morning. (Photo: KATV)

The Pulaski County Sheriff's Office have identified the victim of this morning's homicide as 29-year-old Ryan Reed.

Reed's friend Derek Elder, 27, was arrested for manslaughter. According to the incident report obtained by KATV, Reed and Elder went to a home on Oak Road to retrieve property that is believed to be Reed's. While both were talking with the homeowner, Reed allegedly "produced a firearm" and was shot by the homeowner. The homeowner was not charged, however, Elder was despite him not shooting and killing Reed.

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The Pulaski County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a homicide in Hensley, Arkansas early Friday morning.

Authorities say the fatal shooting occurred around 5:00 a.m. on Oak Road.

Officers believe a male went to the residence to settle a vehicle dispute when the shooting took place.

After arriving on scene, officers found the victim's body lying outside the house. He was pronounced dead on scene.

The identity of the victim will be released after the next of kin is notified.

The body has been taken to the crime lab for further investigation.

This is a developing news story, we will update as more information becomes available.

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