1 Killed in Helena West Helena Shooting

HELENA WEST HELENA, Ark. - Helena West Helena Police are investigating the shooting death of a man Saturday (3/19).

According to HWHPD, officers responded just before 10:30 p.m. to the 400 block of South Sam Street, in West Helena where they found one black male suffering from gunshot injuries.

The victim, identified as 58-year-old Stanley Scott, of Helena West Helena, was pronounced dead at the hospital. 

A news released from HWHPD says investigators are interviewing people who were in the area of the shooting. They say it's unclear what led to the shooting. 

We're told a person of interest was later detained, but has since been questioned and released by investigators. No arrest have been made and the shooter is still at large.

Anyone with information regarding this death is encouraged to call Helena West Helena Police criminal Investigation division at 870-572-3441. 

Callers will remain anonymous.


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