Police Officer, Two Suspects Shot In Helena-West Helena, AR
(Helena-West Helena, AR) A Helena-West Helena police officer and two suspects were shot Thursday evening.
Investigators say police were serving a search warrant for drugs when the shooting occurred.
The officer, Matthew Jarrett, was wounded and transported to The MED. On Friday, his condition was reported as stable.
David Randle was treated and released, while his brother, Charlie Randle, is in critical condition.
Family members say police burst into the home without any warning.
They tell us Charlie was shot nine times and David was shot in the leg.
Arkansas State Police have been asked to look into the shooting and are conducting a criminal investigation, according to public information officer Bill Sadler.