Lt. Sidney Allen, spokesman for the Little Rock Police Department, reports another homicide today on Longcoy St., the 10th death investigated as a homicide in the city so far in April.
According to an email from Allen, just after 2 p.m., officers were called to the 2700 block of Longcoy St., which lies just east of John Barrow Road and W. 36th Street. On arrival, officers found a man lying in the street, shot at least once in the torso. EMTs with MEMS ambulance and Little Rock Fire Rescue reportedly tried to save the man’s life, but he later died at a local hospital. A suspect is not in custody at this writing.
UPDATE:The victim was identified as Kegen Hilliard, 19. Police arrested a suspect, Loren Owens, 19, about 8:15 p.m. after a foot chase near 2900 Zion.