Man in Custody After Two Police Officers Shot in Arkansas

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The man who is believed to be the alleged shooter of two police officers in Arkansas is in custody, after a standoff that lasted several hours, according to Fox News.

The man is identified as Billy M. Jones.

Sebastian County Deputy Bill Cooper and Hackett Chief of Police Darrell Spells went to Jones’ home on a family disturbance call Wednesday morning.

According to NEWS5, Cooper is in intensive care and Spells was treated and released after he was grazed by a bullet to the head.

Republican nominee Donald Trump posted on Twitter about the shooting:

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson stressed the need for the community to be supportive of police and said the shooting demonstrates the danger law enforcement faces.

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