CLARKSVILLE
– The Arkansas State Police is investigating an officer involved shooting that took place Saturday night.  

56-year-old Nyung Kyee was shot and killed after he reportedly brandished a knife at a local law enforcement officer. The incident took place just after 6:30 PM at the intersection of Taylor Street and Cline Road in Clarksville. 

“No law enforcement officers were injured during the incident. Questions relating to the identity of law enforcement officer or their administrative status should be directed to Clarksville Police Department.” The Arkansas State Police said in a release. “Upon completion of the investigation, state police special agents will submit an investigative file to the Johnson County prosecuting attorney for consideration to determine whether use of deadly force by a law enforcement officer was justified as defined by state laws.” 

 

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