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A man is dead after an officer-involved shooting in Fort Smith.

According to a Fort Smith Police Department press release, officers were dispatched to 5221 Johnson St. in response to a reported domestic disturbance involving weapons. The officers arrived to find Samuel Morris, 27, threatening a victim at knifepoint. The victim was able to break free.

After repeated attempts to get the suspect to drop the knife, Morris refused, and an officer shot Morris.

Morris was transported to a local hospital, where he died.

NW News on 10/14/2018

Print Headline: Fort Smith Police confirms one fatality in officer-involved shooting

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