Man accused of shooting 2 Arkansas officers in custody

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HACKETT, Ark. -- The local sheriff says a man suspected of shooting and wounding two Arkansas law enforcement officers has been taken into police custody.

Sebastian County Sheriff Bill Hollenbeck tells Fort Smith television station KHBS that the suspect was arrested Wednesday. Hollenbeck says the man is accused of shooting one of his sheriff's deputies and a Hackett police officer.

Hollenbeck says the Hackett police officer suffered "superficial" wounds, but he declined to release the condition of the sheriff's deputy.

Hollenbeck declined any further questions and quickly left the scene to go to a hospital to visit the deputy.

The shooting happened Wednesday morning.