JOHNSON COUNTY, Ark. – Authorities with the Arkansas State Police are investigating a shooting in which a deputy with the Johnson County Sheriff’s Department was injured.
According to the ASP, the shooting happened shortly after 2 p.m. Saturday on the 200 block of Ivy Lane when officials were in an armed stand-off with 44-year-old Christiana Beasley who had barricaded herself in the home.
Officials with the ASP said that during the incident, deputy Brent Scott sustained a non-life threatening wound from a gunshot reportedly fired by Beasley.
Special agents with the Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Division arrested Beasley on charges of capital murder and she was later placed in custody.