According to the Arkansas State Police, On Monday afternoon a police officer at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences hospital in Little Rock, fatally shot a Sheridan man outside the emergency department entrance.
Bobby Hollingshead, 59, of Sheridan, stepped out of a truck and told UAMS police officers to stay away, state police said. A UAMS officer shot Hollingshead after Hollingshead raised a gun, state police said.
Hollingshead was taken inside the hospital for treatment but later died, state police said.
The name of the officer who shot him wasn’t immediately released. State police agents are investigating and will forward their findings to prosecutors to determine whether the shooting was justified, authorities said.