Police Struggle, Suspect Shoots Handgun

On September 12th at approximately 1:18pm, Officers with the Conway Police Department were at a residence on South Center Street to make a felony arrest on a 26-year old male resident.

During a physical struggle with the officers the suspect fired a handgun that was in his possession. Officers were then able to take him into custody. Officers initially believed the suspect had shot himself and called for medical attention but it was quickly discovered that nobody had been hit when the round was fired. 

The suspect has been taken into custody, the incident is under investigation and the determination of additional charges related to the arrest incident are pending.

The single shot fired during the incident was from the suspect and no officers discharged their firearms.

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