Conway officer on leave after wounding man in shootout

A Conway police officer was on administrative leave Thursday after trading gunfire with and wounding a man Wednesday evening, prompting the Arkansa...

December 22, 2022
11:08 PM

A Conway police officer was on administrative leave Thursday after trading gunfire with and wounding a man Wednesday evening, prompting the Arkansas State Police to investigate the incident, according to a Facebook post from the Conway Police Department.Police around 8:24 p.m. arrived at a home on Millwood Drive for a welfare check, the post stated, where they encountered a person sitting in a vehicle with a gun, threatening to kill himself.The man fled from police, and after a short vehicle chase where he struck a police vehicle, the man got out of his vehicle with a gun and shot at police, the post states.

Grant Lancaster