Shooting victim dies, suspect arrested in Little Rock

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – A man has died less than a day after being wounded in a shooting.

Little Rock Police department says that Deundre Watson, 18, of Little Rock shot Cedric Pennington, 22, of Little Rock last night near Baseline Road.

Officers searched around apartments in the area for a crime scene, but were not immediately successful locating one.

Homicide Detectives and CSSU personnel responded to UAMS and began their investigation, interviewing those present at the hospital. Information was later developed that the shooting occurred near Stanely Drive.

As a result of the investigation they found Watson and charged him with Manslaughter. He was taken to the Pulaski County Jail and his family has been notified.


LITTLE ROCK, Ark.- Little Rock homicide detectives are looking for the person who shot and killed a man Thursday night.

It happened around 7 p.m. off Stanley Drive, near Baseline.

The victim showed up to the hospital, and that’s when police were notified.

Officers say they had trouble finding a crime scene because of the weather.

No details are available about the victim or suspect at this time.

Original Story:

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.- Little Rock Police are investigating a homicide.

Officials say a shooting victim arrived at a hospital Thursday, but later died.

Early reports indicate the shooting happened in the area of Baseline Road, officials say.

This is a developing story.

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