Meriwether Park Homicide Update

Seal of Little Rock
Tuesday, Dec 20, 2022

Public Notice

City of Little Rock Public Relations (501) 371-6801

Meriwether Park Homicide Update)

On January 8, 2022, Little Rock Police Officers responded to UAMS in reference to a shooting report. Upon arrival, they were alerted the shooting victim succumbed to his injuries. The victim was later identified as Jadon Shackleford. 

On March 13, 2022, Homicide Detectives obtained arrest warrants for Jordan Parkinson who would eventually surrender to detectives at the 12th Street Substation. He was charged with Capital Murder. Detectives continued to follow up on more leads and after months of investigating, detectives submitted arrest warrants for 17-year-old Grant Nichol and 18-year-old Evan Franklin on December 15, 2022. Both have since surrendered to detectives and each has been charged with Murder in the First Degree and Terroristic Act. If anyone in the community has more information, you are urged to contact detectives at 501-371-4660 or you can submit tips by using YOUR LRPD Smartphone app.