Police Shooting of Black Man Further Increases Racial Tensions
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (TheBlaze/AP) — A crowd has gathered in “protest” at the scene of the shooting of a suspect by Little Rock police.
The shooting happened at about 11:30 a.m. after a man fled on foot after being pulled over in an allegedly stolen SUV. Little Rock police say a physical altercation developed when an officer caught up to the suspect and the officer killed the man with at least one gunshot.
Police spokesman Sgt. Cassandra Davis said a weapon was recovered on the suspect.