Police officer, suspect wounded in Arkansas shooting

Source: MGN

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — The Hot Springs Police Department says an officer is in stable condition following a shooting between the officer and a suspect.

Authorities say the shooting occurred Sunday in downtown Hot Springs, about 55 miles (89 kilometers) southwest of Little Rock.

A post on the Police Department's Twitter account Sunday afternoon said that the officer is reported to be in stable condition while the suspect had been airlifted to a nearby hospital. The names of the officer and the suspect were not released.

Authorities did not say what led to the shooting but said the public should avoid the area until further notice.