Correctional officer shot, killed inside Ark. jail

(Source: KAIT-TV)
Published: Jun. 23, 2022 at 6:22 AM CDT|Updated: Jun. 23, 2022 at 6:23 AM CDT
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PERRY CO., Ark. (WMC) - An Arkansas correctional officer was shot and killed late Wednesday night inside the Perry County Jail. That is about 40 miles northwest of Little Rock.

Arkansas State Police say a 37-year-old man who was being booked into the jail is now being held in connection to this shooting.

No other details about how the suspect got a gun are available at this time.

ASP is expected to release more information later this morning.

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