Police stopped a vehicle about 1 a.m. Officers found three people, including Charles Smith Jr., in the vehicle. Officers searched Smith, Jr. and found he was carrying a gun, police said. A fight started, and Smith allegedly fired at least one shot at the officers, which resulted in the officers shooting and killing Smith.
Victim's Name: Charles Smith Jr.
Agency Responsible: North Little Rock Police Department
Date of Death: January 7, 2018
Cause of Death: Gunshot
Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges
Criminal Charges: No known charges
Mental Illness: No
Armed: Allegedly Armed
Threat Level: attack
Fleeing: Not fleeing
Body Camera: No
Washington Post Database ID: 3271