Man shot by officer on Riverfront, North Little Rock police investigate

According to NLRPD, the suspect was shot once. The officer involved is okay.

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — According to the North Little Rock Police Department, a man was shot Friday evening by an officer on Riverfront.

Police reportedly arrived to the area around 4:26 p.m. after a call saying someone was laying on the train tracks. Upon arrival, police say they found the man lying with his head on the tracks, displaying a hatchet when police approached him.

Police say three officers were involved in the incident. They say the suspect was shot once and no officers involved were injured. 

The suspect is reportedly in critical condition.

All three officers have been placed on placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation.

We will edit this story to provide more details as they are made available.