Little Rock Police have released the names of the two college students who were victims of a Thursday night shooting that left one dead and another injured.
Both attended Arkansas Baptist College (ABC). The shooting happened around 7:15 right next to the campus at 16th & Bishop streets..
Police say Derek Olivier, 19, died after being taken to the hospital. He is reported to have suffered more than one gunshot wound. The other victim, Courtney Henry, 21, was grazed by a bullet and his injuries were not life-threatening, police said.
The men were reported to have been changing a flat tire when the suspect walked up to them and started shooting. That car belonged to a third ABC student, according to the police report. He was not injured.
The suspect is described by police as being a black man, 18 to 21 years old, 5'10"-6'0" tall with a slender build, and weighing about 150-160 pounds. Police say he was armed with a semi-automatic handgun.
Original story (September 27):
Little Rock Police are investigating a homicide that left one man dead and another man injured. Police are now gathering evidence and searching for a suspect.
Authorities say around 7 p.m. they were called to a shooting in the neighborhood around 16th and Bishop streets. When police arrived two males had been injured. One male had been grazed by a bullet and another had been shot at least three times. The second victim was taken to a local hospital where he later died due to his injuries.
Police are now talking with witnesses as they search for the shooter. Stick with KARK for more information on this story.