Update: Murder victim ID’d by Little Rock Police


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – A man who was found shot to death early Friday has been identified by authorities.

The Little Rock Police Department says Charles Brent Gant, 33, suffered a gunshot wound at the home of a woman with whom he was having a relationship.

Jessica Henson, 29, told officers she and Gant had been arguing.

Police were alerted to the incident by a ShotSpotter which reported a single gunshot in the area.

Henson is jailed on a charge of Murder 2nd degree.

Original story:
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – A man has been found shot dead on the city’s southwest side.

The Little Rock Police Department (LRPD) says officers were called to the scene just after 2:30 a.m. Friday at 5020 W. 31st St. after a ShotSpotter activation.

When officers arrived they found the victim’s body.

Detectives were called out and are still actively working this case this morning, says the LRPD.

No other details are yet being released.

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