LR cop shoots man after traffic stop | Arkansas Blog

Monday, July 18, 2011

LR cop shoots man after traffic stop

Posted By on Mon, Jul 18, 2011 at 2:47 PM

A Little Rock police officer shot a man who pulled a gun on him after a traffic stop in Southwest Little Rock about 1 p.m. today.

Police say two officers were investigating burglaries when they found a license tag didn't match a car in the 6300 block of Butler Road. According to Lt. Terry Hastings, the passenger jumped out and started running. One officer chased on foot and the patrol car followed, too. The man pulled a gun from the waistband of his pants and pointed it at the driving officer, who fired twice, striking the man in the side. He was hospitalized in unknown condition, but Hastings said he was able to speak to ambulance attendants. The driver of the car was arrested without resistance.

Officers were not identified. The one who shot the man will be suspended while the shooting is reviewed.

Tags: ,

Sign up for the Daily Update email

Comments (5)

Showing 1-5 of 5

Add a comment

Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-5 of 5

Add a comment

More by Max Brantley

Readers also liked…

Most Viewed

  • The Tom Cotton Big Lie open line

    Here’s the Saturday open line with some info on Tom Cotton's attack on Clarke Tucker, apparently viewed as a threat to French Hill's re-election from the 2nd District.

Most Recent Comments



© 2018 Arkansas Times | 201 East Markham, Suite 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
Powered by Foundation