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Arkansas Sheriff's Deputy Fatally Shot During Traffic Stop

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    Arkansas Sheriff's Deputy Fatally Shot During Traffic Stop
    A Yell County, Arkansas Sheriff's deputy was fatally shot along with two other people Thursday morning and the suspected gunman was in an ongoing standoff with authorities.

    Lt. Kevin C. Mainhart was shot after he made a traffic stop on Highway 27 near the junction of Slo Fork Road around 7:15 a.m. after spotting a vehicle believed to be associated with an earlier disturbance call, according to KARK-TV.

    The 46-year-old deputy was pronounced dead on the scene after a passing driving discovered he had been shot.

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