Police officers responded to 2910 E. Harding (the Staples store) May 2 around 1 p.m. in reference to a shooting in the parking lot. Upon arrival, officers found Stanley Jones, 43, of Natchitoches with apparent gunshot wounds. He was unresponsive. Jones was pronounced deceased on the scene.
The suspect, Kendra Howard, b/f, 28 fled the scene and was later caught by the county’s K-9 unit. Howard was booked into Jefferson County, Ark., jail for First Degree Murder.