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.
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ORIGINAL STORY: An Arkansas police officer was shot and killed Monday night, and the shooter is still at large.
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.
Right now, there is an active manhunt for the shooter.
– The Cox Media Group National Content Desk contributed to this report.