CABOT, Ark. (KTHV) -- A Cabot police officer is now on administrative leave after he fatally shot a suspect during a gun fight over the weekend.
Just after 1 a.m. Saturday, Cabot Police Department received a call of a disturbance. The responding officer, Mike Reeves, discovered a man and a woman in the parking lot of Village Square Apartments on Northport Drive in Cabot.
According to authorities, Reeves attempted to pat down the man, Christopher Alfeiri. That's when police say Alfeiri pulled a gun on the officer.
The two exchanged gun shots, which ended with the suspect receiving several gun shot wounds. Neither Reeves nor the woman were uninjured.
Alfeiri was transported to North Metro Hospital in Jacksonville where he was pronounced dead.
Arkansas State Police are assisting in the investigation.
(Source: Cabot Police Department)