One man is dead after a police officer responded to a call near Geyer Springs Road in southwest Little Rock. KTHV reports
a man armed with a knife had cut himself and family members. Two officers responded to the scene and, fearing the man was going to attack them, fired shots. A press release from Lt. Terry Hastings
, the public affairs officer for the Little Rock Police Department
says the man who was killed was Landris Hawkins, a 28-year-old black male. An investigation into the shooting is underway.