Police officer shot, killed in Arkansas

7:06 a.m. ET June 13: A suspect has been arrested in connection with the shooting death of Newport, Arkansas, police Lt. Patrick Weatherford, KAIT reported early Tuesday.

Please return for updates.

ORIGINAL STORY: An Arkansas police officer was shot and killed Monday night, and the shooter is still at large.

>> Watch the news report here

Recommended for you

Recommended for you

Recommended for you

Most read

  1. 1 Georgia man Hasher Taheb charged with plotting attack on White House
  2. 2 Will MARTA train service to Atlanta airport be restored today?
  3. 3 Mary Oliver death: Pulitzer Prize winning poet Mary Oliver dead at 83

According to Arkansas State Police, 41-year-old Lt. Patrick Weatherford, a 15-year veteran of the Newport Police Department, was shot in the Remmel Park area and died at a nearby hospital.

>> Read more trending news

Right now, there is an active manhunt for the shooter.

– The Cox Media Group National Content Desk contributed to this report.

More from AJC