Little Rock Police investigating early Sunday morning officer-involved shooting


    Little Rock Police investigating early Sunday morning officer-involved shooting (KATV)

    Update:

    The Little Rock Police Department has released the name of the officer involved in Sunday morning's officer-involved shooting.

    Officer Bryce Cobb was on patrol in the area of 28th and LongCoy Street conducting a traffic stop on an unknown black male.

    During the contact, the man started fleeing from Officer Cobb, according to LRPD.

    The suspect started shooting at Officer Cobb, then Officer Cobb fired back. Neither the officer of the suspect were injured.

    The suspect was last seen running in a wooded area wearing dark clothing.

    Officer Bryce Cobb was hired as a Little Rock Police officer on November 13, 2017. He has been placed on administrative leave.


    Original Story:

    Little Rock Police are still searching for a suspect who shot at an officer early Sunday morning.

    LRPD saying the incident occurred just before 1:00 a.m. Sunday when an officer was patrolling the area of 28th and Longcoy.

    That officer attempted to stop and check on a man who was walking in the rain.

    Little Rock Police say the officer got out of his car and that is when the man took off running firing several shots at the officer.

    That officer then fired back at the suspect. Authorities say neither the officer or the suspect were struck during the gunfire exchange.

    Little Rock Police say they are investigating this as an officer-involved shooting and the officer involved is on administrative leave.

    Police have not released a description of the suspect at this time.

    If you have any information as to what happened you are asked to call Little Rock Police.

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