One dead in officer-involved shooting at Pine Bluff Shriners Temple

Arkansas State Police is investigating an officer-involved shooting in Sahara Shriners Temple , that left a person dead and several others injured, according to reports.

Officers of the Pine Bluff Police Department responded to a shots fired reports at the Sahara Shriners Temple at 820 Main Street just before 1 a.m., reports said.

Arriving officers said a large group of people was running from the building into the street.

PBPD officials said one person was killed and several others were injured at the scene.

Department officials noted that an officer did fire their weapon outside of the building.

Detectives and crime scene investigators with the PBPD are continuing to investigate the original shooting incident inside the building. Agents with the ASP Criminal Investigations Division are reviewing the officer’s involvement in the incident.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to contact the Pine Bluff Police Department at 870-730-2090 or the Arkansas State Police at 870-850-8630.