Officer Involved Shooting in England, State Police Investigating

ENGLAND, AR - Arkansas State Police are leading an investigation into an officer involved shooting in England.

Around 2 p.m., police said they received a domestic disturbance call on southeast Third St. Upon arrival, they discover a Dwain Foreman lying on the ground and his father Jimmy Foreman gripping a pistol. 

According to police, Foreman did not listen to orders to put his weapon away and police opened fire. 

According to neighbors, the Foremans were related. Jimmy the Father, Dwain his Son. Neighbors say Dwain is around 40 years old.  Neighbors claim they often times would hear the two men arguing. At times, becoming physical. They say they saw the father shoot his son then police shoot the father.

Police say they are investigating the afternoon shooting. 

"It's terrible. It's terrible," said a neighbor who did not want to share their identity. 




Arkansas State Police have released the following on the shooting: 


LITTLE ROCK, AR (News release) - Two men are dead following a law enforcement officer involved shooting incident outside an England residence this afternoon (Friday, January 9th). At the request of authorities within the England Police Department, Special Agents of the Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Division are investigating the shooting. The investigation will be submitted to a prosecuting attorney for consideration.


At approximately 2:15 PM England Police responded to the report of a domestic disturbance involving two men at 422 SE Third Street.


On the arrival of local police an armed man was standing next to another man lying on the ground. As officers made attempts to defuse the armed confrontation the gunman was shot.


The bodies of both men will be transported to the State Crime Laboratory for further examination to assist in the investigation.


Questions relating to the identity or administrative status of any officers involved in the shooting should be directed to the England Police Department.




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