Find out why John Barfield was shot dead on Christmas Eve…
Accroding to police Barfield was fatally shot Dec. 24 after an altercation with an acquaintance in downtown Little Rock. BArfield was only 52.
The shooter, William Goodman, 59, of Pine Bluff is being held in the Pulaski County jail on preliminary charges of first-degree murder. Goodman is being held in the Pulaski County jail on preliminary charges of first-degree murder in connection with Barfield’s death. His death has been classified as a homicide.
The 1986 11th round draft pick played for the Rangers for three seasons.
USA Today reports:
Barfield was a native of Pine Bluff and led his high school team to a state championship, then played at a community college in Missouri and at Oklahoma City University. He was drafted in the 11th round by the Rangers in 1986.
Barfield’s sister, Debra Hudson, tells the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette that she is devastated by her brother’s death, saying he was not an aggressive person and that he had a loving personality.
“He had the kindest heart of any human I had ever known.”
She said Barfield was a fierce competitor on the field but was always willing to sign autographs for young fans. She said:
“We will always be proud of him.”
RIP John Barfield.
People SUCK. John Barfield didn’t have to die…