UPDATE: Little Rock Police Fatally Shoot Man In City's Downtown

Oct 25, 2016

Little Police investigate an officer-involved shooting that killed one person early Tuesday morning.
Credit KATV, Channel 7 News

UPDATE (4:55 pm): A police report says officers responding to multiple reports of a disturbance early Tuesday found 46-year-old Roy Lee Richards pointing a long gun at his uncle.

The report says one officer "engaged" Richards and fired several shots. It doesn't say whether Richards opened fire.

The officer and another officer then began resuscitation efforts.

The report says the uncle told investigators that Richards started the disturbance and was approaching him with the gun when the officers arrived.

The names of the officers were not released.Little Rock's police chief says officers fatally shot a man early Tuesday while responding to a report of a disturbance.

EARLIER: Police Chief Kenton Buckner says officers shot the man shortly after they arrived on the scene in the city's downtown. He says dispatchers received "multiple" calls of a disturbance shortly after midnight, along with another caller reporting a man with a long gun.

Authorities say a weapon was recovered at the scene. Buckner says authorities are still investigating whether the man opened fire on police.

The shooting happened in Little Rock's Quapaw Quarter neighborhood of historic homes, a few blocks north of the MacArthur Park Historic District and the city's art museum.