Little Rock police arrest suspect in South Pulaski deadly shooting

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Police said Tuesday night that they had arrested a suspect in a shooting from earlier in the day that left one person dead.

Officials with the Little Rock Police Department said they took Cornelius Chambers into custody late in the day.

Officers responded to the scene in the 3200 block of Pulaski St., just before 11:30 a.m. after getting reports of a shooting.

Investigators said a man was found shot at the scene and that officers started providing treatment until medical personnel arrived on scene. The man then died on the way to a nearby hospital.

Witnesses at the scene reported hearing multiple gunshots.

LRPD officials say Chambers could be facing charges of first-degree murder, possession of a firearm by certain persons and theft by receiving.

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