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TRUMANN POLICE REQUEST INVESTIGATION OF OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING

October 23, 2013

Special Agents of the Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Division have been requested by Trumann Police to conduct an investigation of an officer involved shooting incident that occurred yesterday (October 22, 2013).

Local police had attempted to arrest Jacob Ashton Brown, 21, based on a felony warrant and a parole violation warrant.

Brown reportedly fled from local officers and subsequently during the search pointed a gun in the direction of an officer who fired his service weapon and wounded Brown.

Inquiries relating to the identity and administrative status of the local police officer may be directed to the Trumann Police Department.

Upon completion of the investigation, State Police Special Agents will present the case file to the prosecuting attorney who will determine whether the use of deadly force was consistent with Arkansas statutes.