Wanted man accused of hindering homicide investigation

Police are looking for a Pine Bluff man who is wanted for allegedly hindering apprehension of a suspect in a Dec. 25 homicide.

Calvin Ulysses Hence, 33, is 6 feet, 1 inch tall, with black hair and brown eyes. He also goes by Calvin Duncan and Carnell Allen, according to a press release from Pine Bluff Police Department Lt. David Price. He has a large tattoo on the right side of his neck. His last known address was 4800 W. Seventh Ave.

Marquez Strong, 21, died Dec. 31 at a Little Rock hospital where he had been in critical condition after being shot multiple times on Dec. 25, including once in the head.

The suspect, Randy Carter, 22, had orignally been facing charges of first-degree battery with aggravated assault, but Police Chief Jeff Hubanks has said in previous interviews that he expects the charges to be upgraded.

A $250,000 cash-only bond was set for Carter after his inital court hearing on the battery and assualt charge. During the hearing, Deputy Prosecutor Maxie Kizer said police were sent Dec. 25 to 315 E. 21st Ave., where they found Strong unresponsive on the porch.

A witness told police they had been outside with Carter having an altercation with him, then went into the house where Carter allegedly pointed a gun at the witness and made threats before going back outside.

Kizer said Strong was present and attempted to “deter Carter from any further activity” before the shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Pine Bluff Police Department Detective Division at 730-2090 or the dispatch center at 541-5300.