Police identify victim in officer-involved shooting

    7:43 PM, Oct 6, 2012   |    comments
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    RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. (KTHV) State police say Walter Hirsch, 54, is the victim in the officer-involved shooting in Russellville on Friday. State police are investigating the incident at 412 West I Street.

    In a press release, State police say Russellville police responded three times to the home on Friday. The second call came from a report from a resident that someone fired a gunshot into a window of the home. The third time, the officer says Hirsch came to the porch brandishing a pistol, which he aimed at the officers as they approached the residence.

    One police officer fired his service weapon and wounded Hirsch who later died at the hospital.

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