Hot Spring County man dies in deputy-involved shooting

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 HOT SPRING COUNTY, Ark. — A man is dead after a deputy-involved shooting Thursday afternoon according to local deputies.

Hot Spring County deputies say, Jacob Aaron Thomas, 29, who was armed with a shotgun and fired at local sheriff’s deputies was shot and killed this afternoon.

Deputies were sent to 1374 Two Rivers Trail, near Malvern about a domestic disturbance call.

When deputies arrived they said they saw Thomas armed with the shotgun who began walking towards them and opened fire.

Deputies say they returned fire killing Thomas. The deputies were not injured according to the sheriff’s office.

An investigation is underway.

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