Unsolved in Central AR Last Week: 2 Killings, 1 Shooting

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Two homicides and a shooting in Central Arkansas are the crimes of the last week in our unsolved spotlight.

The North Little Rock Police Department continues to search for the person who shot a man to death outside a motel. It happened at the Super 8 on McCain Park Drive around 3:30 Tuesday morning. Police found the victim, Jessee Wade Arthur, 26, lying in the parking lot.

In Pine Bluff, a man with a gunshot wound to the head died after being found inside a car. He was identified as Willie Baines, 30. The Pine Bluff Police Department says Baines was found around 4 a.m. Saturday near 24th and Poplar streets. He was taken to the hospital but died a few hours later. This is Pine Bluff's third homicide of the year.

There's also a search for a suspect in a weekend shooting in Little Rock. It happened outside the Walgreens store at Geyer Springs and Baseline around 1:30 p.m. Saturday. Police say a man was shot in the torso and had to undergo surgery.

Every week on Fox 16 News we will review unsolved crimes that have happened over the past week in Central Arkansas as part of our Victory over Violence campaign, tracking the cases to bring you the latest information.


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