The victim has been identified as 27-year-old Joseph Cessor, an unsheltered person in the community, Little Rock Police Department Spokesman Mark Edwards said in a text on Monday afternoon.
Edwards said this was an isolated incident and there was no danger to the public.
1:24 p.m | Little Rock police investigating Monday homicide on East Roosevelt Road
Little Rock police are investigating a homicide on East Roosevelt Road, the department said in a tweet on Monday morning.
Officers responded to an “Assist Medical” call around 6:37 a.m., the tweet said.
A man was found unresponsive at the scene, 801 E. Roosevelt Road, police said. A Family Dollar is listed online as having that address.
The man was later pronounced dead at the scene, the tweet said.
Mark Edwards, a spokesman for the Little Rock Police Department, said officers are awaiting a positive identification and cause of death from the coroner.