Update: No Charges Filed for Officer in February Officer-Involved Shooting


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Prosecutors have cleared the officer who was involved in the Reservoir Road shooting and attempted robbery back in February. 

 LRPD Detective Angela Everett has been cleared of all charges from the deadly officer involved shooting where she shot Gregory Lamont Childress. 

The incident happened when Detective Everett was working off-duty at the State Revenue Office on Rodney Parham Road when Childress attempted to rob her. 

Read the original story below. 

Original story: 

LITTLE ROCK, Ark - In exclusive details and photos, we are learning more about the man accused of trying to rob a Little Rock Police Department (LRPD) detective and firing a shot at her.
Police say Gregory Lamont Childress, 44, of Little Rock, tried to rob LRPD Detective Angela Everett while she was working off-duty at the State Revenue Office on Rodney Parham Road. The incident happened Feb. 24 around 7:45 p.m.

Police say Everett was leaving the Revenue Office with bank bags, walking to her unmarked police car parked in the parking lot, when a silver SUV quickly drove up and parked behind her car. She told police that a man, later identified as Gregory, got out of the car carrying a handgun and wearing a mask.

Everett said the man came toward her and shot at her, hitting her car. In exclusive surveillance photos obtained by KARK 4 News, you can see Everett firing back with her LRPD-issued gun. Gregory was hit and died at the scene.

#BREAKING #EXCLUSIVE: Surveillance footage shows deadly Little Rock officer-involved shooting & attempted robbery. #ARNews pic.twitter.com/XAnGP5mlSB

— Mitchell McCoy (@MitchellMcCoy) February 28, 2017
According to Little Rock Police Chief Kenton Buckner, at least three suspects came in the SUV, including Gregory. Police have interviewed the two other persons of interest but they have been released.

Police say the suspected SUV in the incident was found nearby on Reservoir Road, abandoned. Police identified the SUV as a 2014 Silver Chevy Tahoe which was reported stolen by a Little Rock woman earlier that day.

Police say Gregory's brother, Durell Childress, shot and killed a Little Rock police officer in 1993.

#BREAKING: Brother of man shot and killed by @LRpolice officer Friday is serving life sentence for killing LRPD officer in 1993, police say. pic.twitter.com/1056yZB2LM

— Mitchell McCoy (@MitchellMcCoy) February 28, 2017
Officer Henry Callanen was working off-duty at a McDonald's. He was carrying money bags to his car when authorities say he was ambushed.

Durell is serving a life sentence without the possibility of parole.

Detective Everett was not injured. She's been on the force for more than 16 years.

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