JACKSONVILLE, Ark — On Thursday, June 13, at approximately 11:57 p.m., Jacksonville police officers responded to Crain Ford in reference to a possible Commercial Burglary in progress. 

Upon arrival, officers encountered a male inside the business attempting to steal a vehicle. The vehicle pulled toward the exit of the business and accelerated toward officers.

The officers fired shots striking the suspect, then performed first aid until paramedics arrived on the scene. 

The suspect was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.