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Officer-involved shooting reported in Texarkana

Authorities say it happened inside a restaurant that was open for business at the time
Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred Oct. 13, 2021, inside...
Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred Oct. 13, 2021, inside Zapata's on Walnut Street in Texarkana, Ark. The restaurant was open at the time.(KSLA)
Published: Oct. 13, 2021 at 8:56 PM CDT|Updated: Oct. 13, 2021 at 11:38 PM CDT
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TEXARKANA, Ark. (KSLA) — Arkansas State Police is investigating an officer-involved shooting in a Texarkana, Ark., restaurant that was open for business at the time.

It happened before 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 13 at Zapata’s in the 200 block of Walnut Street, which is across the street from City Hall, authorities say.

Police say an off-duty officer noticed someone committing an unspecified felony crime. They have released no details about how that led to the shooting.

(KSLA)

A wounded man was taken by ambulance to a Texarkana hospital for treatment. The extent of his injuries is not immediately known.

The identities of the suspect and the officer have not been released.

This is a developing situation. KSLA News 12 will update this story as more information becomes available.

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