MONROE — Monroe police are investigating the shooting death of a 28-year-old man.

Clinton Pratt’s body was found Monday near the Monroe Regional Airport. He is the city’s first homicide for 2013.

Police said Pratt died from an apparent gunshot wound.

Police investigators believe Pratt’s body may have been dumped on Rifle Range Road.

Pratt’s body was sent to Little Rock, Ark., for an autopsy.