In 2006, the year I moved to Little Rock, 59 people were murdered in the city – an almost-historic number. In 2007, I decided to revisit the site of each murder and photograph what I found there. The project was originally conceived as a series of postcards. Here are a few of those images.

In 2006, the year I moved to Little Rock, 59 people were murdered in the city – an almost-historic number. In 2007, I decided to revisit the site of each murder and photograph what I found there. The project was originally conceived as a series of postcards. Here are a few of those images.

2809 S. Scott Street
2809 S. Scott Street

Lashanya Hinnant, 21, was found by her grandmother on January 11, 2006, at her home in the Amelia B. Ives housing project. She had been shot. Hinnant’s two young children, ages 14 months and 4 months, were also found inside the house unharmed.

Wright Avenue and Dennison Street
Wright Avenue and Dennison Street

Frederick Thompson, 41, was shot in this intersection on March 13, 2006. His body was found in a nearby lot by a man who thought he was merely passed out drunk. 

Maryland and Thayer Streets
Maryland and Thayer Streets

Janice Montomery, 44, was found on January 17, 2006, by a yard worker lying face in the grass beside the street, shot in the head. Montgomery’s murder was the seventh in an eight-day stretch. 

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Centro Cristiano Hispano Asemblea de Dios
Centro Cristiano Hispano Asemblea de Dios

Jaime Alvarez was shot by the police on the steps of this church on the morning of Sunday, September 3, 2006. Alvarez threw a meat cleaver, striking an officer in the hand. Police then fired 34 rounds, striking Alvarez 10 times. They had first stopped because Alvarez wasn’t wearing shoes. 

Pond, 330 Block of S. Elm Street
Pond, 330 Block of S. Elm Street

The body of Sherika Hutchins, 29, was found in this pond on September 7, 2006, by a father and son who had come here to fish. 

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Hindman Park
Hindman Park

Two cousins, Monte Johnson, 21, and Sean Johnson, 18, were found shot dead in Hindman Park on June 5. They were two of five killings in less than a week.

housing projecy decon combined.jpg
 In 2006, the year I moved to Little Rock, 59 people were murdered in the city – an almost-historic number. In 2007, I decided to revisit the site of each murder and photograph what I found there. The project was originally conceived as a series of postcards. Here are a few of those images.
2809 S. Scott Street
Wright Avenue and Dennison Street
Maryland and Thayer Streets
drainage ditch.jpg
Centro Cristiano Hispano Asemblea de Dios
Pond, 330 Block of S. Elm Street
empty lot.jpg
Hindman Park
housing projecy decon combined.jpg

In 2006, the year I moved to Little Rock, 59 people were murdered in the city – an almost-historic number. In 2007, I decided to revisit the site of each murder and photograph what I found there. The project was originally conceived as a series of postcards. Here are a few of those images.

2809 S. Scott Street

Lashanya Hinnant, 21, was found by her grandmother on January 11, 2006, at her home in the Amelia B. Ives housing project. She had been shot. Hinnant’s two young children, ages 14 months and 4 months, were also found inside the house unharmed.

Wright Avenue and Dennison Street

Frederick Thompson, 41, was shot in this intersection on March 13, 2006. His body was found in a nearby lot by a man who thought he was merely passed out drunk. 

Maryland and Thayer Streets

Janice Montomery, 44, was found on January 17, 2006, by a yard worker lying face in the grass beside the street, shot in the head. Montgomery’s murder was the seventh in an eight-day stretch. 

Centro Cristiano Hispano Asemblea de Dios

Jaime Alvarez was shot by the police on the steps of this church on the morning of Sunday, September 3, 2006. Alvarez threw a meat cleaver, striking an officer in the hand. Police then fired 34 rounds, striking Alvarez 10 times. They had first stopped because Alvarez wasn’t wearing shoes. 

Pond, 330 Block of S. Elm Street

The body of Sherika Hutchins, 29, was found in this pond on September 7, 2006, by a father and son who had come here to fish. 

Hindman Park

Two cousins, Monte Johnson, 21, and Sean Johnson, 18, were found shot dead in Hindman Park on June 5. They were two of five killings in less than a week.

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