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Pine Bluff police investigating slaying of man, 85

PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) - Authorities are investigating after an 85-year-old man was found dead behind a grocery store in Pine Bluff.

The Pine Bluff Police Department says a shooting was reported at about 3 a.m. Friday at Buie's Grocery. Once there, officers discovered 85-year-old Lenon Buie unresponsive, lying behind the business. Police say Buie had an apparent gunshot wound and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Pine Bluff police say they have no suspects or information about a possible motive. They say Buie's death is Pine Bluff's first homicide of the year.

Anyone with information about the death is asked to call the city's police department.

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