Arkansas police officer probing past shooting gunned down outside motel
An Arkansas police officer was fatally shot Thursday night in the parking lot of a motel, according to reports.
Officers with the Helena-West Helena Police Department were investigating a tip at the Delta Inn when they were fired on by a suspect inside a car at about 7:30 p.m., authorities told Fox 13 Memphis.
The suspect, identified by WREG as 29-year-old Latarius Howard, was also wanted in a shooting from last week.
He was still on the lam as of late Thursday, and last seen in a maroon SUV, according to reports.
The officer who was shot was hospitalized, but could not be saved.
Published at Fri, 13 Nov 2020 03:36:24 +0000