AT CRIME SCENE: Detective at work.

Fox 16 reports on a fatal shooting this morning in the 2900 block of Gaines Street. One dead. A woman has also reported being shot at.


UPDATE: police provided more info Saturday.

 March 27, 2020, at 8:28 A.M., a Little Rock Police Officer was patrolling the area of S. Gains Street and 26th Street. While patrolling this area, the officer was stopped by a female subject stating she was just shot at. The officer placed this female, identified as Rikki Ratcliff, in her vehicle in an attempt to gain more information regarding the shooting. While transporting Ms. Ratcliff, she pointed out a house at 2924 S. Gains Street where the shooting took place. A person then exited this house requesting medical attention for a male subject who was shot inside the residence. Officers later entered the residence and found a male upstairs suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.

Medical personnel responded to the scene and pronounced the victim, Jeremy Bonds (B/M DOB 04/22/1988), as deceased. The house at 2924 S. Gains Street and surrounding area was marked off with crime scene tape as officers and detectives began investigating. Ms. Ratcliff as well as the occupants of this residence were transported to the Major Crimes Division to be interviewed by detectives.

Homicide Detectives responded to the scene and began performing a neighborhood canvas. Detectives sought a search warrant for the residence before entering to collect anything of evidentiary value. CSSU responded to the scene and began processing it to collect evidence. A person of interest in this incident, Keith Farr Jr. (B/M DOB 06/09/1978) later arrived at the 12th Street Station and was interviewed by homicide detectives.

During the interview, detectives established Mr. Farr had been in possession of a firearm and was charged with Possession of a Firearm by Certain Persons. This homicide investigation is ongoing after a self-defense claim was made by Mr. Farr at his residence.