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Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Another police shooting

Posted By on Wed, Nov 4, 2009 at 10:29 AM

In addition to yesterday's fatal shooting of the southwest Little Rock man who police said was threatening his grandmother with a knife was a second, but non-fatal, shooting incident, over a half pound of marijuana.

Police said Shawn Burton, 28, of 9001 Tanya Drive came out from a closet, where he'd been hiding from SWAT team officers, with a 9 mm pistol aimed at police. Officer Richard Glascock shot Burton in the chest and arm; Burton was transported to Baptist Health, where he is in stable condition.

The SWAT officers were serving a search warrant obtained by narcotics officers. The half pound of pot and scales were found by detectives called to the scene.Glascock is on administrative leave.

Read the incident reports on the Southwest Little Rock fatal shooting and the non-fatal shooting here.


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