Arrest Made in 2017 Homicide Investigation in North Little Rock
The North Little Rock Police Department has announced a major breakthrough in a homicide case from 2017. Marshadrick Waddy, a 37-year-old suspect, was taken into custody on Monday after turning himself in to detectives.
The incident in question took place on July 28, 2017, at approximately 3:38 a.m. Officers responded to a shooting in the 4800 block of Ira Street, where they discovered Damien Mitchell lying in the street with a gunshot wound. Mitchell, 36 years old at the time, tragically lost his life.
Following his surrender, Waddy was transferred to the Pulaski County Regional Detention Facility. He now faces multiple charges, including capital murder and aggravated robbery. Waddy is being held without bond and is scheduled to appear in North Little Rock District Court on Tuesday morning.
This arrest marks a significant development in the ongoing investigation, but it is not the end. NLRPD officials have confirmed that they anticipate additional arrests in connection with the case in the coming weeks.
The North Little Rock Police Department is urging anyone with information related to this incident to come forward and assist with the investigation. If you have any details that could aid in solving this case, please contact the NLRPD tip line at 501-680-8439 or reach out to the detectives directly at 501-771-7149.
It is important to note that the investigation is still ongoing, and law enforcement officials are dedicated to pursuing justice for Damien Mitchell and his loved ones. As more information becomes available, we will provide updates on this case.
The North Little Rock community is coming together in the face of this tragedy, supporting the authorities’ efforts to ensure that those responsible for Mitchell’s death are held accountable. The determination to bring closure to this case serves as a reminder that the community will not tolerate violence and will stand united against crime.
As we await further developments in this case, our thoughts go out to the family and friends of Damien Mitchell, who have endured four long years without answers. May they find solace and healing in the knowledge that justice is being pursued.