Arkansas State Police: Pursuit leads to shooting in Faulkner County, 1 dead

CONWAY, Ark. – Arkansas State Police said they are investigating the death of one man after an attempted traffic stop led to a pursuit. Faulkner Co...

January 9, 2023
1:32 AM

CONWAY, Ark. – Arkansas State Police said they are investigating the death of one man after an attempted traffic stop led to a pursuit. Faulkner County deputies said they attempted to stop 53-year-old Scotty Helton for reckless driving at around 1 a.m., at which point they said Helton fled into Conway city limits. During the pursuit, officers said they were shot at multiple times by Helton. ASP Troopers eventually joined the pursuit and were able to stop Helton at the intersection of Highway 89 and I-40.

Ryan Turbeville