LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Little Rock police said a man is dead and two officers are on administrative leave after an officer-involved shooting Thursday.
According to the Little Rock Police Department, officers responded to a call in the 2100 block of West 18th Street at 1:23 a.m. Officers said that they were notified that there was a person who was potentially suicidal at the location.
After arriving on the scene, officers said that a woman told them that her boyfriend was inside the home and in possession of weapons. Police also noted that the woman was bleeding from the mouth.
Officers said that they attempted to get the man to come outside but he refused. Once officers were inside the home, they said that the man walked outside of a bedroom with a gun to his head.
Once shots were fired by officers, police said that they provided aid to the man. He was taken to a local hospital where he later died from his injuries.
Officials with the LRPD have not released the identities of the victim or officers at this time.