On Wednesday, June 15, 2016, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office took a report of harassment by an adult male towards a minor female. A deputy with the Sheriff’s Office and an officer with the Drug Task Force went to a residence to speak with the suspect. Upon arrival, the suspect was found in the front yard holding a firearm. Officers negotiated briefly with the individual, who then drew the weapon and shot and killed himself. The investigation has been turned over to the Arkansas State Police. Release of suspect name is pending due to further investigation into the incident.
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