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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - The officer involved in the fatal shooting of a 15-year-old boy has been fired.

Public information officer Sgt. Cassandra Davis says on Friday Oct. 19 around 11 a.m., Josh Hastings' employment with the Little Rock Police Dept. was terminated.

Josh Hastings Termination Letter (PDF)

In a statement Monday morning, she says, "The bases for his termination were the violation of several departmental policies." She also says no further comment will be made about his termination until all of Hastings' appeals have been exhausted which include administrative, civil service, circuit or supreme court.