by Max Brantley
News from Sgt. Cassandra Davis of Little Rock police:
* HOMICIDE (12th of the year in LR):
Police are currently working a homicide that occurred at 5:10 this morning. Officers were called to a shooting just occurred near 4th and Woodrow. There they made contact with a white male who advised that he and his friend were getting gas at the EZ Mart at 12 and Woodrow when they were approached by three black males who demanded a ride. The three jumped in the small red SUV with the two victims and drove to 4th and Woodrow where one of the victims got out and went inside a residence. It is not clear exactly why he went inside the residence. The three black males along with the second victim drove off. The second victim was found lying in the roadway by police on 11th Street between Woodrow and Booker deceased. The victim is a WM unknown name or address.
The stolen vehicle is a smaller red SUV similar to a Hyundai Santa Fe. All suspects are black males. On was dark skin wearing dark clothing, 5’10 150lbs, the second has short hair, 6’00, 130lbs wearing a gray hoodie and blue jeans, the third is medium skin tone, 6’00 240lbs
On today's date at 0402 hours Ms. Maria Allen (B/F DOB 03-12-92) was on her way to work at Starbucks at the Clinton Airport. As she entered the curve on Airport Drive her vehicle lost control and ran into a large sign pole. Her vehicle made contact on the driver's side and crushed the door into the passenger side of the vehicle. This caused her death on contact. She was the only subject in the vehicle