SPRINGDALE -- The Washington County Sheriff's Office released dashcam video of a shooting during a traffic stop Sunday in Tontitown.
The incident started at 12:43 p.m. after Washington County Cpl. Brett Thompson attempted to pull over a green Saturn driving north on South Barrington Road near Steele Road in Tontitown for a traffic violation, according to a Washington County Sheriff's Office news release. The area is south of U.S. 412 and west of Interstate 49.
Luis Cobos-Cenobio, 29, of 1337 Shannon St. eventually stopped the car on Steele Road. When Thompson got out of his patrol vehicle, Cobos-Cenobio opened his car door and began shooting, at which point Thompson returned fire.
Cobos-Cenobio fled, then stopped a short distance later and let a female passenger out of the car before taking off again.
A Springdale police officer spotted the car at 1:11 p.m. north of Lake Fayetteville. Cobos-Cenobio again shot at officers, according to the Springdale release.
The Fayetteville Police Department and Arkansas State Police joined the chase that went into Fayetteville and back to Springdale. Cobos-Cenobio stopped the car and surrendered to police.
Cobos-Cenobio faces four charges of attempted capital murder and one charge each of fleeing, terroristic act, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Two police officers were placed on administrative leave pending the investigation, as is standard protocol in these incidents, according to the release.
NW News on 11/15/2018
*The audio was edited to remove expletives.
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