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1 dead and 2 injured in deadly Pine Bluff shooting



Pine Bluff, Arkansas – On Saturday, a shooting at a local park left one dead and two others injured.

According to the Pine Bluff Police Department, officers responded to a call regarding a shooting at Regional Park shortly after 7 p.m.

Upon arrival at the scene, officers were advised that an 18-year-old was suffering from gunshot wounds. Officers were also advised that an 11-year-old had been shot.

According to authorities, the 18-year-old died at the scene and the 11-year-old is being treated at a local hospital.

It appears the incident happened as there was a family gathering in the park and a disagreement over money happened, police said. The disagreement reportedly led to a physical altercation and gunshots began being fired by multiple people.

Officers arrested 20-year-old Clifton Westmoreland at the scene on three counts of first-degree battery and several others have been questioned, the investigation is ongoing.

PBPD Detective Division ask anyone with information regarding this incident to call at 870-730-2096 or dispatch at 870-541-5300.

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