Little Rock police ID man killed Monday on East Roosevelt Road

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

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.