LITTLE ROCK, Ark.- The identity of the man who was shot and killed while attempting to rob an off-duty Little Rock Police Department (LRPD) Detective Friday evening has been released.
Police say Gregory Lamont Childress, 44, of Little Rock, attempted to rob LRPD Detective Angela Everett while she was working off-duty at the State Revenue Office on Rodney Parham Road.
The incident happened Feb. 24 around 7:45 p.m.
Police say Everett was leaving the Revenue Office with bank bags, walking to her unmarked police car parked in the parking lot, when a silver SUV quickly drove up and parked behind her car. She told police that a man, later identified as Childress, got out of the car carrying a handgun and wearing a mask.
Everett said the man came toward her and shot at her, hitting her car. She told police she fired back at Childress with her LRPD-issued gun and hit him.
Police say Childress died at the scene from his injuries.
According to Little Rock Police Chief Kenton Buckner, at least three suspects came in the SUV, including Childress. Police have interviewed the two other persons of interest.
Police say the suspected SUV in the incident was found nearby on Reservoir Road, abandoned. Police identified the SUV as a 2014 Silver Chevy Tahoe which was reported stolen by a Little Rock woman earlier that day.
Police say Detective Everett was not injured.
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