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Suspect named in fatal Tuesday afternoon shooting on North Little Rock's East Broadway

by Remington Miller, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | January 18, 2023 at 9:41 p.m.
Brandon Jefferson

North Little Rock police on Wednesday night named a suspect wanted in connection to a fatal shooting on East Broadway on Tuesday afternoon.

Brandon Jefferson, 25, of North Little Rock is wanted on capital murder and aggravated robbery charges, according to a police news release.

— Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

12:48 p.m.: North Little Rock police ID victim in East Broadway homicide

The North Little Rock Police Department has identified the man killed near East Broadway on Tuesday, a news release said. 

Christopher Dobbins, 30, of North Little Rock was found dead near the 1700 block of East Broadway with “at least one gunshot wound” just before 3:45 p.m. Tuesday, police said. 

Officers were responding to the area in reference to a shooting, the release said. 

The investigation is ongoing. 

North Little Rock police have asked that anyone with information about the shooting contact the department’s tip line by calling (501) 680-8439 or calling Detective Cody Stroud at (501) 975-8771.

— Remington Miller


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