North Little Rock police identify man killed in Monday night shooting


NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Police have identified the victim of a deadly shooting that happened late Monday night that left another person injured.

Officers say the 50-year-old Marcus Cole of North Little Rock died at the scene in the area of 16th and North Poplar Street.

Police responded to reports of a disturbance in the area around 11:44 p.m. When they arrived, officers said they found a wrecked vehicle with Cole inside, already deceased.

The officers then said they found a second victim two blocks away on 18th Street with a non-life-threatening injury. That victim was taken to an area hospital for treatment.

Authorities say the investigation into this shooting is ongoing, with detectives still actively investigating and conducting interviews.

Police are asking anyone with information on this shooting to call NLRPD Detective Michael Gibbons at 771-7149 or the NLRPD Tip Line at 501-680-8439. Anyone with information can remain anonymous.

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