Man dead after pursuit, gunfire exchange in Faulkner County, officials say

A man is dead after a vehicle chase in Faulkner County on Sunday ended in gunfire, a news release from the Arkansas State Police said. Scotty Helto...

January 8, 2023
9:44 PM

A man is dead after a vehicle chase in Faulkner County on Sunday ended in gunfire, a news release from the Arkansas State Police said. Scotty Helton, 53, died on the scene after, police said, he exchanged gunfire with a Mayflower police officer and three state troopers.According to the news release from state police, Faulkner County deputies attempted to conduct a traffic stop on Helton's vehicle for reckless driving around 1 a.m. Sunday, at which point Helton fled.Deputies reported pursuing Helton into Conway city limits, where they were joined by Conway police officers, and continuing the pursuit on Faulkner County backroads.

Remington Miller