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Press Release: HSPD Officer Fatally Shot..Suspect Shot During Traffic Stop – HOT SPRINGS

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Posted By Arkansas 911 News Chief Editor Paul Maddox

All suspects are presumed innocent until determined guilty.


Officer Fatally Shot, Suspect Shot During Traffic Stop

At approximately 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 10, 2020, Officer Brent Scrimshire conducted a traffic stop in the 100 block of Kenwood Street in Hot Springs. During the stop, shots were fired and Officer Scrimshire was struck, along with the suspect.

Officer Scrimshire was transported to a local hospital, where he died from his injuries. The name and condition of the suspect is not being released at this time. The investigation has been turned over to the Arkansas State Police. More information will be released at a later time. 

We ask for prayers for our officer and his family.