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Two officers shot in Arkansas, suspect not in custody


At least two Arkansas police officers — including the Hackett chief of police — were shot in Sebastian County on Wednesday and the suspected shooter had not been taken into custody.

Authorities were at the home of the suspected shooter on Wednesday morning, though that person was not in police custody, sheriff’s spokesman Philip Pevehouse said, 40/29 News reported.

Police said the shooter was carrying a semi-automatic weapon, NEWS5 reported.

No information was given on the condition of the officers.

The shooting occurred at the intersection of Highway 253 and Boone Road around 7:15 a.m., NEWS5 reported.

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