One teen dead after Tuesday night shooting on Cantrell

Breaking News

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.- One teen is dead and a man is in serious condition after a shooting Tuesday night in Little Rock.

It happened just before 9 p.m. on Cantrell and Cleveland, according to police both men were shot in a car.

The shooting is now being investigated as a homicide.

 “Pop pop pop pop, it was loud,” said David Coates, Lives on Normandy,  “all of a sudden there was like six police cars out here with all the blue lights going so you knew something bad had happened.”

David Coates has been living in his home for nearly a decade and was shocked to find out two people had been shot across the street.

Coates could see the whole scene from his front window and he even heard the gun shots.

“So there were at least six shots, when it happened I thought 5 or 6. You know pop pop pop pop,” said Coates.

“Cammack Village heard those shots, one of their officers started patrolling the area and came a little south to Cantrell here and located a vehicle, this vehicle behind me. There was a male inside suffering from a gunshot wound,” said Eric Barns, LRPD.

Officer Eric Barnes with Little Rock Police said 19-year-old Nicolas Jones was found in the driver seat of a car with a gunshot wound. Jones later died from his injuries.

Another man was also shot, 21-year-old Daishaun Allen. Police said they found Allen walking just north of the area with a gunshot wound to his leg.

Police said Allen was sitting in the backseat behind Jones when he was shot.

LRPD said Allen is in serious condition.

“Its normally a pretty quiet area, I had no idea what was going on,” said Coates.

Little Rock Police said they currently do not have a suspect in the shooting.

Update – 4:30 p.m.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Authorities have been investigating a shooting that left two men shot at Cleveland Street and Cantrell Road on Tuesday night. One of the men who was injured has now been pronounced dead.

According to the Little Rock Police Department, 19-year-old Nicolas Jones died this afternoon as a result of his injuries in last night’s shooting.

The Little Rock Police Department has said that this is now a homicide investigation.

The other victim who was shot in the leg is still in the hospital in serious condition.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.- Authorities are investigating a shooting that critically injured two men at Cleveland Street and Cantrell Road Tuesday night.

Officials say the men are in critical condition.

Little Rock Police say the shooting is not related to the protests.

Little Rock Police ask people to avoid the area.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

More Don't Miss

Trending Stories