Killed – Austin Burks (Little Rock, AR)

Austin Burks

A Little Rock man was shot and killed Christmas Eve afternoon.

Police were called to 15th & Adams Street around 3:30 Tuesday afternoon where they found 23-year-old Austin Burks shot in the head. He later died at a hospital.

A witness told police she had just dropped off Burks at his home, when the driver of older model burgundy Nissan Maxima opened his door and shot Burks four to five times.

The shooter reportedly drove off southbound on Adams St. before witnesses were able to identify him

Police on Friday also identified a suspect in a fatal shooting that occurred Tuesday in another nearby Little Rock neighborhood. Jamar Jordan, 20, of Little Rock is wanted in the killing of 26-year-old Austin Burks, police said. Police found Burks suffering from at least one gunshot wound inside a parked car outside a home at 1505 Adams St.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – Jamar Jordan, the primary suspect in the homicide of Austin Burks, turned himself in to police headquarters at 2:35 p.m. on Friday.


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