Pine Bluff Officer involved shooting under investigation

PINE BLUFF (KATV) - Shots were fired at a mall Friday evening after a shoplifting incident.

Officers on the scene told KATV that a woman tried to steal something from the Dillard's at Pine's Mall. She did manage to get out of the store when an off-duty officer started chasing her.

Police say she got in her car and then tried to run that officer over so he pulled his gun and shot at her. She was grazed but she managed to drive about five minutes away and was pulled over at Ohio and 38th streets.

The officer is on paid administrative leave while investigators look into this incident.

The woman is expected to be okay. She will be charged with shoplifting and fleeing police.

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