Little Rock, AR – One of the Pine Bluff police officers who was shot on Monday afternoon has died.
Both officers were airlifted to University of Arkansas Medical School in Little Rock for treatment.
Arkansas State Police said that one of the officers did not survive his wounds, KATV reported.
Pine Bluff police officials have not yet released the name of either officer.
Police said officers were investigating in the area when the shooting began, KATV reported.
Authorities have taken multiple people have been taken into custody and at least one of those people has been identified as a suspect.
The shootings come just one month after Pine Bluff Police Chief Kelvin Sergeant was fired and reinstated by the mayor, according to KATV.
— KATVDesmond (@KATVDesmond) October 5, 2020
OFFICERS DOWN – Our prayers are with the Pine Bluff Police and families of their Officers who have been shot. One officer did not survive. We respect the wishes of the agency and family and will not post any news links. We will post names, details, and tribute tonight.
— True Blue Warriors (@TruBluWarriors) October 5, 2020
#UPDATE: Pine Bluff police confirm that one officer has died.
— Alexis Wainwright (@AWainwrightTV) October 5, 2020
Police on 630, in honor of fallen police officer in Pine Bluff. pic.twitter.com/Xu6WQeEAjq
— Ansley Watson (@KATVAnsley) October 5, 2020
— Conway Police Dept. (@ConwayPolice) October 5, 2020
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