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Two police officers to be investigated over potential use of deadly force



Chicot County, Arkansas – Two police officers will be investigated over potential use of deadly force in the next period officials say.

The report indicates that the incident happened on Friday, May 21st around 3:30 p.m. when a sheriff’s deputy and Dermott police officer directed gunfire at an individual who stole a patrol vehicle belonging to the Lake Village Police Department.

The man who stole the vehicle later identified as 33-year-old Travis Haynes of Eudora, was transferred in hospital for treatment after suffering two gunshot wounds in his leg. According to hospital report, the injuries were described as non-life-threatening.

After Haynes was released from hospital, he was arrested.

There is open investigation now about the officers which should reveal if the officers used deadly force.

We will update the case with more details when available.

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