Hot Springs Police Officer Brent Scrimshire was killed during a traffic stop about 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the 100 block of Kenwood Street, the police department said.
A news release said shots were fired, Scrimshire was struck and he died later at a hospital. An unnamed suspect is in custody. The Hot Springs Sentinel-Record reports that the suspect also was shot.
No other details are available. The State Police are investigating.