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Thursday, February 13, 2014
HWHPD Officer Shot
While serving an arrest warrant, the Helena-West Helena Police Department team ran into armed resistance. During the confrontation, Officer Matthew Jarrett was shot according to individuals at the scene. The officers returned fire. Early reports are one suspect was shot by the police. Details remain sketchy. We have learned that Jarrett was shot twice. However, our reports are that he was in stable condition. The names of those on the warrant and those that shot Jarrett have not yet been obtained. Jarrett has been taken via helicopter to The Med in Memphis.
The Scene of the Shooting on Cleburne
Jarrett with his Father, School Board Member Marvin Jarrett