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Police: Slain Arkansas officer 'ambushed' in patrol vehicle

 

December 8, 2019



FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — A man who "was looking for an officer to kill" drove into a police parking lot in northwestern Arkansas, approached an officer who was sitting in a patrol car and shot him point-blank in the head, police said Sunday.

Officer Stephen Carr, 27, was "ambushed and executed" late Saturday outside Fayetteville Police Department headquarters, Chief Mike Reynolds said.

Reynolds said two officers ran outside after hearing gunshots behind the police department at about 9:42 p.m. Saturday and confronted an armed suspect, who they shot and killed. Reynolds identified the sus...



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