Subscribe Register Login

Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 11:37 p.m.
Top Picks - Capture Arkansas

Little Rock officer pleads innocent in shooting

By The Associated Press

This article was published February 28, 2013 at 11:25 a.m.

— A former Little Rock police officer has pleaded innocent to a manslaughter charge in the shooting of a 15-year-old boy during an alleged burglary.

Pulaski County Circuit Judge Wendell Griffin’s office says Josh Hastings entered the plea Thursday over the death of Bobby Moore Jr.

Hastings is free on bond and has pledged to fight the charge.

Hastings was fired in October after Chief Stuart Thomas concluded he violated department policies related to a June 25 burglary and the Aug. 12 shooting death of Bobby Moore Jr.

The chief said that Hastings was charged because evidence from the shooting scene contradicted Hastings’ assertion that Moore was driving toward him when Hastings fatally shot him.

Comments on: Little Rock officer pleads innocent in shooting

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

Subscribe Register Login

You must login to make comments.

Displaying 1 - 1 of 1 total comment

  • page
  • 1
Click here to make a comment

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

TOP JOBS

  • Delivery driver

    delivery driver needed for established company delivering in...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Welder/fitter

    welder/fitter neededminimum of 4 years verifiable exp. in he...
    WHITE HALL, AR

  • Sales & service

    Sales and Service Manager Trainee / Sales ConsultantMetaboli...
    CONWAY, AR

  • Safety/complianceoff

    Safety/Compliance Officer: For Immediate Hire. Full time saf...
    HOT SPRINGS NATIONAL PARK, AR

  • Airport - lifting

    airport: immediate p/t Openings 4:30am- 7:30am Tues-Sat. Sta...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

Search 737 jobs >

Top Picks - Capture Arkansas
Arkansas Online