Two Pine Bluff men were arrested Sunday after they allegedly fired shots at a parked vehicle at Saracen Landing.
Travis Humphrey, 19, and Corey Stevenson, 18, were taken into custody after police chased the vehicle they were in from the park entrance to the area of Scull and Elm streets, Detective James Huff said in a probable-cause affidavit.
During a court hearing Tuesday, Deputy Prosecutor Maxie Kizer said police responded to a report of gunshots at Saracen Landing at 7:46 p.m. Sunday and found a tan Cadillac with the driver’s side rear window shot out.
Huff said a witness gave officers a description of a car that was in the area at the time and officers saw that vehicle leaving the park and gave chase when the vehicle refused to stop.
Kizer said Humphrey was driving the vehicle and police found a spent .22-caliber shell casing in the front seat, then backtracked and located a gun they believe was used in the incident.
Kizer said that nether Humphrey or Stevenson had prior convictions or pending charges, but because a gun was involved, he asked Jefferson County District Judge Kim Bridgforth to set a $25,000 bond for each man on a charge of aggravated assault, a request Bridgforth agreed to.
The Public Defender’s Office was appointed to represent Humphrey and Stevenson and they were told to come back to court Sept. 23.