Anthony Langley Jr. Killed by Atkins Police Department, Arkansas State Police

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Category: Police - State
Old Crime Scene Address:
AR-105 & Ave 3 SE
Mapping Police Violence:

Police received a call around 9:15 a.m. of a person walking down a highway in Atkins, armed with a handgun, reportedly exhibiting aggressive behavior and pointing the gun at passing drivers. When an Atkins police officer made contact with the man, he immediately began firing at the officer. After the gunfire, Anthony Langley ran into a wooded area east of the highway, and police began searching for him. When officers encountered Langley again, he allegedly fired at officers, who shot and killed him.

Victim's Name: Anthony Langley Jr.

Agency Responsible: Atkins Police Department, Arkansas State Police

Gender: Male

Age: 24

Race: White

Date of Death: January 21, 2020

County: Pope

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Foot

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 5383

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