An 18-year-old man is charged with capital murder in the fatal shooting of a decorated Arkansas police officer.
Tyler Calamese appeared in Newport district court Wednesday morning. He has been assigned two public defenders.
Arkansas State Police say 41-year-old Newport Police Lt. Patrick Weatherford was shot Monday as he investigated a vehicle break-in in Newport, about 90 miles (145 kilometers) northeast of Little Rock. Weatherford died at a hospital that night.