Man shot; Conway officer put on leave

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

December 23, 2022
2:20 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, 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 and encountered a man sitting in a vehicle with a gun, threatening to kill himself, the post says.The man fled, and after a short vehicle chase where he struck a police vehicle, he got out and shot at police, the post says.

The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette