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Officers with the Springdale Police Department said the shooting victim has been identified as Javier Nicolas-Rodriguez, 19, of Bethel Heights.


Police in Northwest Arkansas are investigating a homicide after a 19-year-old man was found shot to death in a vehicle early Thursday, police said.

Springdale Police Department officers responded about 3 a.m. to a call of gunshots in the area of Pioneer Street.

Upon arrival, officers discovered a vehicle had crashed in the driveway of a residence in the 1600 block of Pioneer Street, police said. Officers found the victim, whose name wasn't released, inside the vehicle.

Police said the death is being investigated as a homicide, but further details, including information on a suspect or motive, weren't yet known.

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  • MaxCady
    December 6, 2018 at 5:13 p.m.

    I tell ya, that northwest Arkansas, so livable. Criminals and perverts galore.