Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Wounded man in car dies; woman charged in shooting


A 38-year-old man died of gunshot wounds Monday, Pine Bluff police said.

The man, Elvis Kendal, was transporte­d to Jefferson Regional Medical Center where he later died of his injuries.

Officers found the man inside a vehicle at 33rd & Hazel about 6 p.m. Monday, responding to a call about a shooting.

Police said there are no suspects and the circumstan­ces leading to the shooting are unknown at this time.

The police are treating the man’s death as a homicide case, the city’s 10th this year, according to Lt. David E. De Foor.

An apparent unrelated homicide, the city’s ninth in 2020, occurred Saturday.

A Pine Bluff man is dead and a Pine Bluff woman is in jail after a shooting near a local office supply store, according to a report by Pine Bluff police.

Police responded to a report of a shooting about 1 p.m. on Saturday afternoon at 2910 E. Harding St. in Pine Bluff, the address of a Staples office supply store.

Upon their arrival, the report said, officers found Stanley Jones, 43, in the parking lot suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.

Jones was pronounced dead at the scene.

Kendra Howard, 28, was arrested and booked into the Jefferson County jail on a charge of first-degree murder.

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