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BNPD is investigating an incident resulting in an officer-involved shooting that occurred just after 8:15 p.m. Sunday. The suspect in the incident is deceased. Their identity is not being released at this time pending notification of next-of-kin. The involved officer did not suffer injuries.

This investigation is ongoing; additional details will be released as they become available.

Anyone with information can contact the Benton Police Department at 501-776-5947 or 501-778-1171 or 501-315-TIPS. Anonymous tips may also be sent by texting “BENTONPD plus your message” to 847411, or via the official Benton Police Department app available on iTunes and Google Play.