Trumann police officer shoots man after pursuit
TRUMANN (AP) - Authorities are investigating after a Trumann police officer shot a man while attempting to serve a warrant.
Trumann Police Chief Chad Henson says the shooting happened Tuesday when police officers were serving a felony warrant on a man. Henson says the man took off running once police arrived.
Henson tells The Jonesboro Sun that the man pulled out a gun and threatened an officer. The officer opened fire, shooting the suspect in the chest.
Police say the man was taken to a hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Investigators with Arkansas State Police are looking into the shooting.Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.