LINCOLN, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — An officer-involved shooting took place in Lincoln on Friday, according to acting U.S. Marshal of the Western District of Arkansas Dewaine Allen.
Three officers from the U.S. Marshal Services, Washington County Sheriff’s Office, and task force officers from other state agencies shot and killed Zachry Seward, 31, according to Allen. He said they were executing an arrest warrant at a private residence for possession of a firearm by a certain person prohibited, a Class B Felony.
Allen said the Arkansas State Police is investigating the incident.
On June 28, 2022, Seward was arrested and accused of attacking a probation officer. He allegedly walked into the Washington/Madison County Drug and Diversion Court and stabbed his former parole officer in the left leg twice and once behind her right ear.
He was charged with attempted capital murder and battery in the third degree. He pleaded not guilty to both charges.
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