Texarkana Police Involved Shooting Under Investigation

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The Texarkana Arkansas Police Department reports that the Arkansas State Police were notified and are currently investigating an officer-involved shooting on Saturday night that has left one suspect dead from a single gunshot wound after not complying with officer commands.

Press Release:

The Texarkana Arkansas Police Department received a call at approximately 9:44 pm this
evening regarding a possible disturbance in the 1100 block of Hickory Street.

The caller told the dispatcher an individual had been pacing in the street yelling that he
was going to kill someone and was jumping up and down on a fence. The caller indicated
the man appeared to be under the influence of drugs. Officers arrived on the scene and
contacted the individual inside an apartment in a multi family residence in the 1000 block
of Hickory. Upon making contact, the male charged the officers with an object yelling
that he was going to kill them. One officer on scene fired his service weapon and struck
the male. Officers rendered aid until Life-net arrived on the scene. The individual was
pronounced deceased at the scene. The officers involved were not injured.

The Arkansas State Police were notified and are currently investigating the incident.

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