12/27/16   Christmas Eve Shooting Brings Murder Charges Against Pine Bluff Man


A 59 year old Pine Bluff man has been charged with first degree murder following a shooting on Christmas Eve. According to Little Rock Police, the shooting resulted after a fight between Bill Goodman of Pine Bluff and 52 year old John Barfield of Little Rock. Police indicated the two were acquaintances.

Police say Barfield was involved in a fight with Goodman and Goodman shot Barfield during the dispute. The shooting occurred outside an apartment building in the 500 block of Sherman Street in Little Rock around 5pm. Barfield was taken to UAMS where he later died. Goodman was booked into the Pulaski County jail before midnight Saturday and faces first degree murder charges. The investigation continues.