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1 dead in possible homicide

Police are investigating a suspected homicide that occurred at 6:18 p.m. Wednesday at an apartment complex on West 18th Street.

Police were not releasing the identity of the victim, who was described as a black male who was found lying in the outside area in the middle the apartment complex with at least one gunshot wound, said North Little Rock Police Department spokesman Sgt. Brian Dedrick.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police were still at the Silver City Courts Housing Project at about 8 p.m. interviewing witnesses and investigating the incident. They were initially called to the scene with a report of shots being fired in the area. Dedrick said the investigation was ongoing, but the incident appeared to be a homicide.

More information will be provided as it becomes available.

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