Police investigating man shot to death in street

BLYTHEVILLE, AR (KAIT) – Police are investigating the murder of a Blytheville man found dead in the street.

Late Tuesday night Blytheville police responded to a call of shots fired near the intersection of Delmar and Davis Streets.

When officers arrived they found they found Ronnie Green, 51, dead in the roadway.

According to Captain Scott Adams, Green had been shot several times.

Green's body will be sent to the Arkansas State Medical Examiner's office in Little Rock for an autopsy and official cause of death.

Adams said it's not clear what the motive is at this time. However, he said a "small amount of cocaine" was found on the victim.

If anyone has any information about the shooting, they are urged to contact the Blytheville Police Department's Criminal Investigation Division at (870) 762-0400 or the hotline at (870) 762-COPS (2677).

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