Arkansas deputies shot, one killed, suspect arrested
Sebastian County Bill Cooper (left) was killed Wednesday in Hackett, Arkansas. The suspected shooter is Billy Jones. He has been arrested but not yet charged.
GREENWOOD, Ark. (AP) - A county sheriff in Arkansas says an officer who was shot in the neck has died.
Sebastian County Sheriff Bill Hollenbeck says that Deputy Bill Cooper was taken to the hospital and pronounced dead at 1:15 p.m. Wednesday. He said Cooper had been a deputy since 2001.
The other officer, Hackett Police Chief Darrell Spells, had "superficial wounds."
The suspected shooter surrendered after a standoff with officers about 11:45 a.m. and was arrested. He has not yet been charged.
According to KNWA in Northwest Arkansas, the man who pulled the trigger is Billy Jones. CLICK HERE FOR MORE from KNWA.