Update: Suspect arrested in connection to Little Rock homicide and shooting

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Correction: We previously reported the homicide shooting happened on April 15. The homicide and shooting actually happened on April 14.

Update (Friday, May 1, 11:09 a.m.)

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.- Little Rock Police say they have arrested a man wanted in connection to a homicide and shooting investigation that happened on Twin Oaks Road April 14.

Little Rock Police tweeted Friday morning officers and detectives arrested James Johnson near Baseline Road.

Police say Johnson will be served with first-degree murder and abuse of a corpse warrants.

Update (Thursday, April 16, 4:40 p.m.)-

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Today Little Rock Police listed LC Kennedy SR as a person of interest in the Twin Oaks Rd homicide.

Later today LC Kennedy SR came to the police station on his own and is currently being interviewed by detectives. Police say he is no longer being looked for and he is not being charged with anything at this time.

Police are still searching for James Johnson. If you happen to know anything about this case you are asked to call Little Rock Police.

Update (Thursday, April 16, 10:35 a.m.)-

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.- Little Rock Police need your help finding a suspect and a person of interest in connection to a shooting and a homicide that happened Tuesday on Twin Oaks Road.

Little Rock Police say James Johnson has warrants for first-degree domestic battery, first-degree murder and abuse of a corpse. Officials say Johnson is considered armed and dangerous.

Little Rock Police have also identified LC Kennedy, Sr. as a person of interest in connection to the homicide.

If you see Johnson or Kennedy, call Little Rock Police homicide detectives at 501-404-3051.


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The Little Rock Police Department haven ruled the burned body found yesterday in the 7300 block of Twin Oaks a homicide.

If you know anything about this case you are asked to call police.


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — This morning the Little Rock Police Department found a woman who was shot in the hand and a burned body was found near a home.

Due to the suspect of the shooting possibly being in the home with other potential victims, SWAT was called to check the home. Upon the search, no one was located inside.

The woman’s injuries were non-life threatening.

The deceased body was taken to the Arkansas State Crime Lab for an autopsy. The cause of death and manner of death are unknown at this time. The identity of the deceased is also pending positive identification from the Arkansas State Crime Lab.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.– Little Rock Police are investigating after a woman was shot in the hand and a body were found near a home.

Police were called to the 7300 block of Twin Oaks just after 3 a.m. Tuesday.

As officers surrounded the area, they discovered a body that appeared to have been burned at the back of the home.

SWAT has been called to the scene because police say there was a possibility the suspect may have been inside the home.

SWAT cleared the home.

The woman is in the hospital.

No suspect information is available at this time.

The victim’s identity has not been released yet.

Little Rock Police have started their investigation.

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