Pine Bluff Man Found Shot to Death in Street

PINE BLUFF, Ark. - A local man has been found shot to death on a city street.

The Pine Bluff Police Department (PBPD) says it happened shortly after 10 p.m. Thursday near Vaugine and Hickory.

According to a PBPD news release issued Friday morning, some officers heard several gunshots and were looking for the source when they were notified of a person lying in the street.

The victim, identified as John Stepps, 46, was pronounced dead at the scene. Police say his body was near his car. 

The incident is being investigated by the PBPD Detective Division as a homicide. 
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact the Detective Division at (870) 730-2090 or dispatch at (870) 541-5300. 


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