Little Rock police identify man killed in officer-involved shooting

Little Police investigate officer-involved shooting that killed one person early Tuesday morning.

The Little Rock Police Department is investigating an officer-involved shooting that happened at 12:40 a.m. Tuesday in the 500 block of East 8th Street.

Chief Kenton Buckner says officers responded to calls of a disturbance in the area. As officers were in route, the call was updated to a disturbance involving a man with a weapon.

The police report states responding officers arrived to find a man pointing a long gun at his uncle.

Buckner tells KATV officers engaged with the man and shots were fired outside the home. The man was killed.

The man has been identified as 46-year-old Roy Lee Richards.

The officers involved were placed on administrative leave.

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