STATE TROOPER SHOOTS SUSPECT AFTER ASSAULT ON HIGHWAY POLICE OFFICER

Date: 06.28.20

  The Arkansas State Police is investigating an officer involved shooting incident, that left an officer of the Arkansas Highway Police and a suspect wounded.  A state trooper, pursuant to Arkansas State Police policy and procedure, is on paid administrative leave while the investigation is underway.   The shooting incident occurred about 7 PM tonight near Interstate 30 and Roosevelt Road.  The Arkansas Department of Transportation, Highway Police Officer was stabbed following a traffic stop.  Injuries to the officer are not believed to be life threating.   An Arkansas State Trooper shot the suspect as the suspect approached the trooper with a weapon.  The suspect was transported from the scene to a local hospital.  The condition of the suspect is unknown. Read More
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Arkansas State Police
2020-06-28 03:13:20
  The Arkansas State Police is investigating an officer involved shooting incident, that left an officer of the Arkansas Highway Police and a suspect wounded.  A state trooper, pursuant to Arkansas State Police policy and procedure, is on paid adm...