Update: Two Arkansas officers shot, suspect dead after Walmart shooting


FORREST CITY, Ark. (WREG) — There’s new information on Monday morning’s shooting at the local Walmart store that left two police officers injured and a suspect dead.

Our sister station WREG in Memphis reports the incident began when a 40-year-old man walked into the store and started making threats. Employees then called police.

After police arrived and made contact with the man there was an exchange of gunfire.

One of the injured officers was taken to a Memphis hospital and the other was taken to a Forrest City hospital. There’s no further word on their conditions.

A news conference is coming up at 1 p.m. which we will carry live.


FORREST CITY, Ark. (WREG) — Two Forrest City officers were shot and one suspect was killed after a shooting at the local Walmart.

According to police, officers were called to the store after the suspect began making threats. He was approached by the officers and that’s when shots were fired.

Two officers were struck. One was airlifted to the Regional Medical Center while the other is still on the scene.

The suspect is dead.

Original Story:

FORREST CITY, Ark.- Forrest City Police tell KARK 4 News that they are investigating a shooting at Walmart Monday morning.

Law enforcement tells our sister station WREG in Memphis that a few people have been injured.

We’ll have more on this developing story as it becomes available.

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