2 p.m. statement from Little Rock Police:
"On Sunday, August 12, 2012, at approximately 5:15 a.m. officers were called to 13111 W. Markham (Shadow Lake Apartments) to a suspicious person, someone possibly breaking into cars.
The first officer on scene (Officer Josh Hastings) observed two individuals breaking into a parked car.
Officer Hastings then observed the two suspects run and get into a Honda Civic that was parked in a nearby parking spot.
According to the officers statement he fired upon the vehicle as it approached him as the vehicle was attempting to flee the parking lot.
Officer Hastings fired his weapon striking and killing the juvenile driver of the Honda Civic.
Two other juveniles that were also in the vehicle fled the area on foot however they were apprehended a short time later.
The juveniles have been charged with one count of breaking and entering of an automobile at this time.
The Honda Civic was reported stolen August 8th, 2012 from 13200 Chelan. Please see attached report.
Officer Hastings, a fifth year officer was relieved of duty pending further investigation and administrative procedure.
The Department's Major Crimes Division is conducting an investigation which will be reviewed by the Prosecuting Attorney's Office.
The Professional Standards Section is conducting an internal Administration investigation relating to Departmental policies.
Additional information will be made available as their investigations and evaluations are concluded."
Little Rock Police are investigating the early morning shooting of a suspect by one of its officers.
It happened around 5:15 this morning after officers were called to Shadow Lake Apartments on West Markham Street.
The call came in as a suspicious person, possibly someone breaking into cars.
Police say an officer encountered one of three suspects and did fire his weapon, striking and killing one individual.
The other two suspects were taken into custody.
The officer will be placed on routine paid administrative leave.
Police are not yet releasing the names of the officer or suspects and are also not releasing information on how many shots were fired.
We'll update this story when police release more information.