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Sheriff's deputy, 1 other killed in north Arkansas shooting

Posted: 10:38 AM, Jul 18, 2019
Updated: 2019-07-18 18:41:57-04
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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Authorities say two people, including a sheriff's deputy, have been killed in a shooting in northern Arkansas.

Arkansas State Police said the Stone County Sheriff's deputy was killed in the officer-involved shooting on Thursday in southwest Stone county near the Van Buren County line. State Police said another person was killed and one injured in the shooting.

Police didn't identify the deputy or the other person killed in the shooting and said they would have more information later Thursday. State Police said agents with its criminal investigation division have been requested to investigate the shooting.