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Helena-West Helena Police seek person of interest in murder



Little Rock, Arkansas — Police have identified a person of interest in the case as the Helena-West Helena Police Department investigates a fatal shooting.

Officers were called to 517 Poplar on September 15 at about 6:30 a.m. for a report of a gunshot victim.

When they got there, they saw Timothy Nickson, 37, lying in the living room with what appeared to be multiple gunshot wounds.

Nickson was taken to the Helena Regional Medical Center before being flown to Regional One in Memphis, Tennessee, according to the authorities.

Officials said that Nickson died from his injuries on September 17.

Prinze Watson, of Helena, is wanted for interrogation, according to the police, who have followed up on many leads.

His whereabouts are unknown, but anyone with information is urged to call the Helena-West Helena Police Department at (870) 572-3441 or by using TIP411.