Police officer killed in Arkansas

A police officer was killed in a parking lot outside a police station in Fayetteville, Arkansas, according to local law enforcement.

A police officer was killed in a parking lot outside a police station in Fayetteville, Arkansas, according to local law enforcement.

Police officers who were inside the station rushed to the scene as soon as they heard gunshots at around 9:40 pm local time and chased and fatally shot the suspect who was running away. Police Chief Mike Reynolds said: "It appears the suspect came into the back parking lot and just executed my officer."

Reynold added that the motives for the attack are currently unknown. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) was called to provide assistance in the crime scene investigation.

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A police officer was killed parking lot outside a police station Fayetteville Arkansas according local law enforcement