Arkansas trooper shoots, wounds man who injured law officer

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – Arkansas State Police say a trooper shot and wounded a person who had stabbed and wounded another law officer in Little Rock on Saturday.

No names have been released.

The person had stabbed an Arkansas Highway Police officer about 7 p.m. near Interstate 30 in eastern Little Rock and was approaching the trooper with an undisclosed weapon when the trooper shot him, according to state police.

State police said the Highway Police officer suffered what appeared to be non-life threatening injuries, the trooper was not injured and the suspect was hospitalized in undisclosed condition.

It was not immediately clear why the Highway Police officer was approaching the suspect and police did not immediately return messages on Sunday for comment.

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