Blytheville Shooting Kills Motorcycle Driver

Published 08/29 2014 01:32PM

Updated 08/29 2014 01:34PM

BLYTHEVILLE, AR - A murder investigation is under way after a man driving a motorcycle was found shot under his crashed bike and later died.

It happened Thursday night around 9:45 near the corner of 9th and Chickasawba streets.

The Blytheville Police Department says the victim is Justin Harrison, 31.

People who live in the area where Harrison was found with his bike told police they heard several gunshots along with the sound of the motorcycle.

The man's body will be sent to the Arkansas State Medical Examiner’s office for an autopsy and official cause of death. 

Anyone with information about the incident is urged to call the Blytheville Police Department Criminal Investigation Division at (870) 762-0400 or the COPS hotline at (870) 762-2677.

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