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STATE POLICE INVESTIGATING LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING AT HELENA

February 13, 2014

  The Arkansas State Police is conducting an investigation in the aftermath of a shooting incident that occurred as local law enforcement officers in Helena were executing a residential search warrant late today.

  Initial reports to State Police Criminal Investigation Division Special Agents on the scene indicate at least one local officer was wounded by the gunfire and has been hospitalized.

  The Arkansas State Police does not anticipate any further statements tonight as the investigation is underway.

  Questions relating to the administrative status of any police officers assigned to the search warrant operation should be directed to the local department.