Two people killed, eight wounded in Arkansas shooting

Saturday, Jun 22, 2024

UNITED STATES: Two people were killed and eight others including a law enforcement officer were wounded in a shooting at a supermarket in Arkansas on Friday, Arkansas State Police said.

The shooting occurred at the Mad Butcher grocery in Fordyce, a town of 3,200 people about 112-kms south of Little Rock.

“The shooter was critically injured after being shot by law enforcement and has been taken into custody,” state police said in a news release.

Dallas County Sheriff Mike Knoedl said the incident was “contained,” KTHV television reported. The wounded law enforcement officer was expected to survive, KATV said, citing state police.