Shooting victim in southwest Little Rock dies

A Little Rock Police Department vehicle is shown in this file photo.

A person was fatally shot in southwest Little Rock early Saturday, police said.

Officers responding to a report of shots fired at 5001 W. 65th St. at 5:44 a.m. found the male victim suffering from apparent gunshot wounds, the Little Rock Police Department said in a tweet.

The victim was taken to a hospital, where he died, police said.

Police spokesman Mark Edwards said officers were trying to identify the victim and notify his next of kin.

No arrests in the killing had been announced late Saturday.

This story has been updated. It was originally published at 8:20 a.m. under the headline "Little Rock police investigating fatal W. 65th Street shooting."