NLRPD make arrest in connection to man killed in Wednesday morning homicide

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UPDATE:

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Police in North Little Rock responded to a shooting scene where a person was killed midday Wednesday.

Authorities said the incident happened near the intersection of 22nd Street and Schaer Street.

Officials said that Evan Bowers, 31, of North Little Rock was killed in the shooting around 10:39 a.m.

Detectives with the NLRPD announced that made an arrest in connection to the shooting.

Robert Watts, 34, was arrested and charged with first degree murder.

There is no word at this time on any other potential injuries at the scene or any information on a possible suspect in this case.

Anyone with information concerning the incident can call the North Little Rock tip-line at 680-8439.

Police are asking the public to avoid the area while they investigate.

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.

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