UPDATE: Arkansas Deputy Dies From Injuries Sustained in Shootout

Deputy Bill Cooper; Photo: Sebastian County Sheriff's Office

Deputy Bill Cooper; Photo: Sebastian County Sheriff's Office

UPDATE: The Sebastian County, AR Deputy shot in yesterday's confrontation with suspect Billy Jones has died.

Deputy Bill Cooper, 65, was transported to a local hospital after the shooting but ultimately succumbed to his injuries.

Hackett Police Chief Darrell Spells was also shot and wounded; however, he is expected to make a full recovery.

Deputy Cooper was a 15-year veteran of the force.

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