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Constable fatally shot at Pine Bluff gas station

 

PINE BLUFF, AR (AP) - Authorities in Pine Bluff say a constable was shot and killed in a suspected case of road rage.

Little Rock television station KLRT reports (http://is.gd/flA4Bf ) that the shooting happened Wednesday night at a Speedway gas station off Interstate 530 in Pine Bluff.

Authorities say Tommy Holcomb Sr. pulled into the gas station parking lot closely followed by another car. Police say Holcomb got out of his car and approached the passenger side of the other vehicle. Police say Holcomb and a man in the second vehicle got into an argument and both opened fire.

Authorities say Holcomb was pronounced dead at a Pine Bluff hospital, while the second man - who hasn't been identified - is in serious condition at the hospital.

Information from: KLRT-TV, http://www.fox16.com

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