Bloody Little Rock: LRPD Now Investigating City's 37th Homicide of 2006

JULY 14, 2006 - Posted at 8:05 a.m. CDT, updated at 11:33 a.m. CDT

LITTLE ROCK, AR - A shooting Thursday afternoon left a Little Rock man dead in the capital city's 37th homicide of the year.

Little Rock police received "several cell phone calls" alerting them to a shooting at a house near 21st and Bragg Streets, according to a police report.  When police arrived, a crowd was standing in the house's driveway, where a man in his 20s was lying on his back.  The man had a gunshot wound to his lower left side, the report said.

No one in the crowd offered information about the shooting, the police report said.  The victim, whose name was not released, was taken to University Hospital and he was pronounced dead.

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