Authorities shot and killed a man who opened fire on police Monday at a Walmart in Arkansas, leaving two officers injured.
Security guards at the Walmart in Forrest City, AK called police to report a man acting strangely and threatening people in the store. Two officers who responded confronted the man, who then pulled out a gun and shot both officers, authorities said. The officers returned fire, striking and killing him, St. Francis County Sheriff Bobby May said. He identified the slain suspect as Bobby Joe Gibbs.
One of the injured officers was shot four times; he was taken to Regional One Health in Memphis, where he was last listed in critical condition. The other officer was also shot and taken to Forrest City Medical Center for treatment. Walmart officials said in a statement that they were aware of the situation and working to assist police in their investigation.
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