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story.lead_photo.caption North Little Rock police investigate an officer-involved shooting Monday afternoon at the Broadway Motel at 2800 E. Broadway. - Photo by Staton Breidenthal

A North Little Rock police officer shot a man Monday afternoon at the Broadway Motel.

According to a news release from department spokesman Sgt. Amy Cooper, an undercover investigator with the department was in the area of 2800 E. Broadway when a black man with a handgun approached the investigator.

The investigator shot the man, who was transported to a local hospital. His injuries are not life-threatening, the release said.

Neither the investigator nor the suspect were identified.

The officer was placed on administrative leave in accordance with departmental policy.

Metro on 10/22/2019

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story and its headline stated that gunfire was exchanged. The injured man did not shoot at police.


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