|Updated: 4/19/2012 6:36 pm
||Published: 4/19/2012 11:26 am
LONOKE COUNTY, AR – The Arkansas State Police have identified a man shot to death by a Lonoke County deputy Thursday morning.
He is 32-year-old Dustin R. Williamson, of Lonoke.
The shooting happened outside a home on Hwy 294 east of Jacksonville.
According to eyewitnesses, Williamson was having a psychotic episode which included swinging a bed frame at passing vehicles.
Lonoke County deputy Jack Fitzhugh responded to the home around 9:00am.
When the deputy pulled up to the driveway, witnesses say Williamson came around the corner of the home yelling and charged the deputy.
Fitzhugh fired a series of shots at the man from inside his cruiser killing him, witnesses say.
Arkansas State Police is handling the investigation.