Suspect Killed, Officer Wounded in Arkansas Shootout

Posted on: 7:46 am, April 3, 2013, by and , updated on: 12:53pm, April 3, 2013

(Bryant, AR) A Bryant, AR police officer was wounded and a man was killed in a shootout late Tuesday night.

The officer was responding to an alarm at a Fred’s Store on Hwy 5 in Bryant last night when he spotted a man near the building.

The two exchanged gunfire.

Officer Scott Johnson was wounded and the suspect was killed.

The officer has since been released from a Little Rock hospital.

The suspect, Thomas Ray “Tommy” O’Dell was wanted for first degree murder and aggravated robbery in Illinois.

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