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Roy Lee Richards, 46
Little Rock, Arkansas
October 25, 2016

Agencies: Little Rock Police Department Arkansas

Last updated: 7 months ago

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The Little Rock Police Department is investigating an officer-involved shooting that happened at 12:40 a.m. Tuesday in the 500 block of East 8th Street.

Chief Kenton Buckner says officers responded to calls of a disturbance in the area. As officers were in route, the call was updated to a disturbance involving a man with a weapon.

The police report states responding officers arrived to find a man pointing a long gun at his uncle.

Buckner tells KATV officers engaged with the man and shots were fired outside the home. The man was killed.

The man has been identified as 46-year-old Roy Lee Richards.

The uncle of Richards, said he was inside his house when his nephew was killed outside. A video produced by Black Lives Matter and embedded below provides an account of the killing.