WATCH: Fayetteville Police Chief provides details on suspect killing police officer


FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA) — Fayetteville Police Chief Mike Reynolds held a press conference at 9 a.m. this morning to provide details of a suspect killing a Fayetteville police officer in the parking lot Saturday evening.

Watch the press conference below:

At 9:40 p.m. on Saturday night, the shots were fired in the back parking lot of the Fayetteville Police Department on Rock Street.

The officer was by his patrol car when he was shot and killed.

Several officers were inside and chased the suspect. The suspect was killed in a nearby alley. “…It appears the suspect executed my officer,” Fayetteville Police Chief Mike Reynolds said.

We will update this story with additional details.

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