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Saturday night shooting in Pine Bluff fatal for one person, police report

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Pine Bluff, Arkansas – The shooting that took place in Pine Bluff Saturday night resulted with one person dead, police say.

According to them, the shooting incident happened in the residence of 210 W. 18th. around 10:40 p.m. Saturday night.

As soon as the deputies arrived at the scene, they found the homeowner who opened the door at the residence. Another person was found on the ground who was shot to death.

The initial investigation shows that the shooting occurred when the homeowner allegedly shot to death the other person, burglar, who broke into the house. No charges have been filed as of now.

The identity of the victim was not immediately available. The body was taken to the Arkansas State Crime Lab for an autopsy which should reveal the reason for the death and the identity of the victim.

We will update the case with more details when available.

The data shows that this has been the 20th homicide in Pine Bluff since the start of the year.

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