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UPDATE: Victim identified in early morning homicide

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LITTLE ROCK (KATV) - An 18-year-old was found dead in the road early Friday morning.

Tyler Hodges, 22, told police he and 18-year-old Forrest Abrams, who has a Fayetteville address, were getting gas at the EZ Mart at 12th & Woodrow when three men walked up and demanded a ride at gunpoint. After they drove to 4th & Woodrow, Hodges got out of the car and went inside a house.

While he was inside, the suspects and Abrams drove away. Abrams was found lying in the middle of 11th Street between Woodrow and Booker. The vehicle was later recovered at 20th & Abigail near Charles Bussey but police are still looking for the suspects.

All three of the suspects were described as black males. The second victim described one of them as 5'10" tall, weighing 150 pounds, the second as 6'00" tall weigh short hair and weighing 130 pounds and the third as 6'00" tall, weighing 240 pounds and wearing a gray hoodie and blue jeans.

Anyone with information that could help solve this crime is asked to call police at (501) 371-4660.

This is the city's 12th homicide of the year and the second just this week.

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