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Pine Bluff police investigate after deadly apartment complex shooting

Pine Bluff, Arkansas – Pine Bluff has become the scene of yet another violent act. In the early hours of Wednesday, a 21-year-old man was fatally shot at the St. John Apartments on East 26th Street. The Pine Bluff Police Department reported that the distress call came just after 1 a.m., sending officers to the apartment complex where they discovered Cedric Hawkins with gunshot wounds in the parking lot.

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Despite the swift response of law enforcement, Hawkins’s injuries were fatal; he was pronounced dead at the scene by the Jefferson County coroner. As the community reels from this loss, police have yet to identify any suspects involved in the incident.

The police are reaching out to the public for assistance. They urge anyone with valuable information to come forward and contact the detective office tip line, the detective office, or the dispatch center through the numbers provided.

This incident has been recorded as the 25th homicide in Pine Bluff this year, marking a somber statistic for the city. Once more details become available we will update this article.

Ethan Sullivan

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