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Police: Man Shot Nine Times in Pine Bluff

Victim found lying on the ground along South Belmont Drive Sunday night.
PINE BLUFF, AR - Police are investigating a weekend shooting that left a man with nine gunshot wounds.

It happened Sunday night around 9:30.

Police say officers called to 615 South Belmont Drive found Jarmar Williams lying on the ground.

He was was rushed to the Jefferson Regional Medical Center (JRMC) where doctors revealed to police how many times he had been shot.

Police say Marco Bankston of 615 South Belmont and another man were taken in for questioning.

As of 9:00 this morning, Williams remained in the ICU at JRMC in critical condition. 

Detectives are following up on leads in this investigation.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Pine Bluff Police Department's (PBPD) Detective Division at (870) 730-2090. All calls will be kept confidential. Anonymous tips can be submitted through the PBPD website (click here) or through its Facebook page (click here). Tips may also be sent via text to CRIMES then put “PBPD” with your message.
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