Police investigate early morning homicide in Pine Bluff

Police are investigating after an overnight homicide near the intersection of Jones and Burnell Street in Pine Bluff. (Photo: KATV)

Police are investigating after a fatal shooting in Pine Bluff early Friday morning.

PBPD says officers were called to the intersection of Jones and Burnell just after 3:00 a.m.

Authorities said when they arrived on scene, they found a white male in his fifties lying in a front yard with a gunshot wound to the chest.

Lt. David Defoor tells Channel 7 that it was not the victim's house where the body was found.

A neighbor told officers he was working in his garage when he heard a single gunshot. He said when he walked out, he saw the male lying in the yard of a nearby residence.

Police say no suspect information is known at this time.

If anyone has any information regarding this homicide they are asked to call Pine Bluff Police Department at (870)730-2090 or (870)541-5300.

This is an ongoing investigation, we will update the story as more information becomes available.

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