KARK/Fox 16 reports
that a man was fatally shot by police in Pine Bluff last night after pointing a gun at officers.

Pine Bluff police confirm a suspect is dead after an officer-involved shooting.

Officers say they received a call around 8 p.m. Friday about a man with a gun.

Investigators say when officers arrived on N. Willow Street, shots were fired.

Police say the officers were wearing body cameras.

According to Jefferson County Emergency Management, no officer was injured.

UPDATE: A statement from State Police:


Special Agents of the Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Division are investigating an officer involved shooting that occurred at approximately 8:15 PM yesterday (Friday, August 3, 2018) involving officers of the Pine Bluff Police Department.

Local police officers were initially dispatched to a disturbance in the area of West Roane Avenue. Upon their arrival in the neighborhood, the officers encountered an individual identified as Danny Lee, 34, of Pine Bluff outside a residence at 1522 Willow Street. Lee was brandishing a gun.

According to initial statements made to special agents, the officers attempted to take Lee into custody, however he raised a gun pointing it at the officers. The officers fired their weapons striking Lee. Lee was pronounced dead at the scene.