Victim sustains nine gunshot wounds, remains in critical condition


Police are investigating a Sunday shooting that sent a man to the hospital with nine gunshot wounds.

Jarmar Williams was in critical condition at 9 a.m. Monday at Jefferson Regional Medical Center, according to a press release from Pine Bluff Police Department spokeswoman Regina VonTungeln.

Police were called at about 9:30 p.m. Sunday to the 600 block of South Belmont Drive. When they arrived, they found Williams lying on the ground.

Two men — one of whom lives at the location — were taken in for questioning, VonTungeln said. Detectives are continuing to follow leads as part of the investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Pine Bluff Police Detective Division at 730-2090. All calls will be kept confidential. Anonymous tips can be submitted through the police website at www.pbpd.org or through the PBPD Facebook page. To text a tip to detectives, text to CRIMES then put “PBPD” with your message.