Incident

1-01-2020 Arkansas Newport 1-1

Location

January 01, 2020

Hout Cir
Newport, Arkansas
Geolocation: 35.6149, -91.2592

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Melvin Cox
  • Age: 35
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: Javante Nevels
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Wounded/Injured
  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, suicide)
  • Suicide^
  • Attempted Murder/Suicide (one variable unsuccessful)

Notes

Suspect's body found in a car at mile marker 80 on US-67.

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: Unknown
  • Stolen: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 1
State Senate District: 23
State House District: 47