Friday, September 28, 2012

Police identify shooting victim

Posted By on Fri, Sep 28, 2012 at 8:10 AM

AT CRIME SCENE: Searching for evidence.
  • Fox 16
  • AT CRIME SCENE: Searching for evidence.
Police have identified the young man killed last night near 16th and Bishop in the city's 40th homicide of the year.

Killed was Derek Olivier, who listed an Arkansas Baptist College address and who would have turned 20 tomorrow. Slightly wounded was Courtney Henry, 21, also of Arkansas Baptist. Police narrative:

On Thursday, September 27, 2012 at approximately 1918hrs officers responded to a shooting just occurred at 16th & Bishop. Upon their arrival they found a victim lying near the steps Arkansas Baptist College. The victim Derek Olivier (B/M, 09-29-1992) appeared to have suffered injuries from gunshot wounds. MEMS and Rescue responded to treat injuries on the victim. The victim was transported to UAMS were he died due to his injuries. The other victim Courtney Henry (B/M, 04-09-1991) was grazed by a gunshot, his injuries weren’t life threatening. CSSU and Homicide detectives responded to the crime scene. Several witnesses were transported and interviewed at the Major Crime Division. The suspect was described as black male, possibly 18-21yrs old, 5’10”-6’0” slender build, 150-160lbs, and carrying a semi-auto handgun. This incident is still being investigated.

Fox 16 reports the two victims were changing a tire when an argument began with a man who approached them and then opened fire.

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