1 dead, 1 in hospital in Pine Bluff shooting
|Updated: 1/11/2012 11:34 pm
||Published: 1/11/2012 8:05 pm
PINE BLUFF, AR – Pine Bluff Police are investigating the shooting death of a Niven Township constable.
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office and the Arkansas Constable Association tells Fox 16 that Constable Tommy Holcomb, Sr. was shot and killed at the Speedway Gas Station on Camden Road Wednesday night. The Sheriff's Office says Holcomb's son is a deputy with Jefferson County and that his brother is County Judge Mike Holcomb.
The Pine Bluff Police Department says the shooting was a result of a road rage incident. Police say around 6pm a car pulled into the gas station parking lot closely followed by a second car. The driver of the first vehicle got out of his car and approached the passenger side of the second vehicle.
Police say that words were exchange followed by gunshots from both men. The driver of the first vehicle, Holcomb, died of his gunshot wounds. The second man was taken to a hospital by a female driver. Police say he is in serious condition. The female driver was found and is being interviewed by police.
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