LR police officer on paid leave after killing a man during alleged robbery
By Beth Hunt
A Little Rock police officer is on paid administrative leave, after shooting and killing a man he says was trying to rob him. Little Rock police say the off-duty officer was loading his bicycle onto his truck on Rebsamen Road Sunday night. They say a man walked up behind the officer... put a gun to his head... then hit him in the face. According to police... the officer pulled out his off-duty weapon and fired at the suspect... identified as Juvon Allen, 21. Police say Allen fired back as he ran off... then got into a car. The driver of that car took allen to the hospital, where he died. The officer's name has not been released.
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