Man Found Shot Dead in Apartment Complex Parking Lot

Published 02/28 2014 09:21AM

Updated 02/28 2014 09:23AM

LITTLE ROCK, AR - A local man has been found shot dead in an apartment complex parking lot.

It happened just a few minutes after midnight Friday morning along Baseline Rd. on the southwest side of town at the Royal Oaks Apartments.

Police identify the victim as Cedric Pennington, 44. He was found lying on the ground on the north side of Building B next to the open driver's side door of a vehicle.

A witness told police they saw two black men approach the victim from behind the vehicle and say something to him before they heard a gunshot and saw the suspects run away.

One of them was armed with a handgun and dressed in a black hooded jacket, according to the incident report. 

Police describe the suspects as being 19-20 years old, about 5'7" tall and weighing about 120 pounds.

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