Battery charge filed against ex-officer who shot carjacking suspect in west Little Rock

Posted: January 23, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.

Rudy Avila, 22, left, was shot by officer Ralph Breshears, right, on Wednesday, July 19, 2017, in west Little Rock, police said.

A third-degree battery charge has been filed against a former Little Rock officer who shot and injured a man suspected of shoplifting and robbing a woman of her car, police said Monday.

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