HOT SPRINGS, Ark. — An Arkansas police officer was shot and killed in the line of duty Tuesday, authorities said.
According to KARK-TV, Hot Springs police Officer Brent Scrimshire and a suspect, who hasn’t been publicly identified, were both wounded while exchanging fire about 6:30 p.m. following a Kenwood Street traffic stop, officials said.
Arkansas State Police are investigating the incident, KARK reported.
“We ask for prayers for our officer and his family,” Hot Springs police said in a statement.
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