Officer killed after being shot during traffic stop, police say

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. — An officer with the Hot Springs Police Department has died after being shot during a traffic stop, police said.

The shooting happened yesterday around 6:30 p.m., according to a press release.

Officer Brent Scrimshire was conducting a traffic stop in the 100 block of Kenwood Street in Hot Springs when he was shot.

The suspect was also shot during the incident.

Scrimshire was transported to a local hospital, where he died from his injuries.

The name and condition of the suspect are not being released at this time.

The incident is being investigated by the Arkansas State Police.