North Little Rock police investigating officer-involved shooting at restaurant

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NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark – Officials with the North Little Rock Police Department say they are investigating an officer-involved shooting that happened near a restaurant Monday evening.

A spokesperson for NLRPD said that an officer was conducting a traffic stop at the intersection of West Pershing Boulevard and North Main Street.

Police said that the driver, who was wanted by Little Rock police, fled the vehicle on foot and ran towards the Tropical Smoothie at the intersection.

Officials said that the suspect turned towards the officer and began to draw a weapon from his waistband and the officer opened fire shooting the suspect.

Police said the suspect is now at a local hospital where he is stable.

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.

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