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ASP: Pine Bluff Police shoot and kill suspect in early morning disturbance

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UPDATE: Arkansas State Police confirm an officer and a bystander were shot and the suspect is dead. ASP report 18-year old Michael Malik Kawon Lee of Little Rock was fatally shot by a Pine Bluff Police Officer early Saturday morning.

State Police say Pine Bluff Police Officers intervened as an altercation erupted on the restaurant parking lot. One police officer attempted to pull Lee from the fight. Lee then shot the officer, wounding him in the leg. The wound is not believed to be life threatening.

Lee then reportedly attempted to flee from the area when a second police officer fired his weapon striking Lee who died at the scene.

Asia Amos, 19, was also wounded by gunfire during the incident. Her wound is not believed to be life threatening. State police special agents will attempt to determine the source of the gunshot that wounded Amos.

Stay with KATV throughout the day as the investigation continues.

Original Story:

According to police, Pine Bluff Police officers were involved in a shooting Saturday morning.

The shooting happened in the parking lot of Harbor Oaks Golf Course around 12:30 a.m.


Arkansas State Police are now handling the investigation.

No other information has been released.

This is a developing story, check back with Channel 7 for updates.


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