A shooting in Little Rock Arkansas has claimed the life of a former Texas Ranger pitcher.

The AP is reporting that former Texas Rangers pitcher, John Barfield has died in a shooting incident. He was 52.

The police in Little Rock said that Barfield was shot Saturday after an altercation with an acquaintance.

William Goodman, 59, of Pine Bluff, was being held in Pulaski County jail on peliminary charges of first-degree murder.