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story.lead_photo.caption Authorities were investigating a homicide Tuesday morning in Little Rock.

12:49 P.M. UPDATE:

Little Rock Fire Department officials found a man who had been fatally shot Tuesday morning while responding to a call in west Little Rock, a police spokesman said.

At 9:41 a.m., Little Rock firefighters responded to 8017 W. 35th St., where a 911 caller said a man was “unresponsive,” Little Rock police spokesman Lt. Michael Ford said. Firefighters found that the man, who had been shot, was deceased.

Emergency services arrived on scene at approximately 9:47 a.m, and Little Rock police shortly after at 9:51, Ford said. The man, who police have not yet publicly identified, was found in the front room of the house on the corner of W. 35th and Gillman streets.

Ford said officers took a witness in for interview, though authorities did not say whether the witness was the same person who called 911.

Ford said the investigation is ongoing.

— Clara Turnage

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Little Rock police said Tuesday morning that detectives were on the scene of a homicide.

The Little Rock Police Department reported the homicide at 8017 W. 35th St. in a tweet just after 11 a.m.

Lt. Michael Ford, spokesman for the department, said he couldn't immediately provide any additional information.

An Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reporter is headed to the scene.

— Nyssa Kruse


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  • conservative
    August 27, 2019 at 2:53 p.m.

    This is not West Little Rock . . .if anything, it is "West HoodLand"

  • Skeptic1
    August 27, 2019 at 5:04 p.m.

    This is just another day in Chicago formerly known as Little Rock thanks to Feckless Scott and crying Police Chief Nancy.

  • Architect
    August 27, 2019 at 5:07 p.m.

    West Little Rock?

    August 27, 2019 at 5:27 p.m.

    I imagine the mayor will console someone and coddle someone. Hard to know which way it'll go.

  • GeneralMac
    August 27, 2019 at 5:37 p.m.

    Pine Bluff better pick up the pace or they'll have to share the title of " Thug City Arkansas" with Little Rock.

  • titleist10
    August 27, 2019 at 5:56 p.m.

    This is in da hood not west Little Rock why no response from the mayor the police chief or the black community

  • wowy
    August 27, 2019 at 7:06 p.m.

    Why don’t the po po just let them shoot it out
    Like a big board game If you shoot a hood n. , then it’s ok if you stayed within your terrarium
    If you shoot an innocent person even if he’s undeclared or an undeclared former hood n you are instantly put to death . . .

    August 27, 2019 at 7:17 p.m.

    Little Rock appears sort of triangle shaped on a map. There looks to be a Northwest, Southwest and East sections, and maybe a Mid-town.

    Would this area be part of the Mid-Town section I hear referred to?

  • PopMom
    August 27, 2019 at 8:05 p.m.

    My thoughts exactly...This is not west Little Rock. I grew up around Hall High when the area was new in the 60s. Even west of University is not "West Little Rock". Maybe west of Mississippi? Where I grew up is now called "Midtown", correct? I remember when Rodney Parham was a nice drive in the country with horses grazing. I turn 60 in January. LOL.

  • DANNY46
    August 27, 2019 at 8:28 p.m.

    Ah yes Mayor Scotts's City!!! Let's see is this Big Pine Bluff or Little Chicago???