A suspected thief who was shot last month while running from Warren police officers has been charged with second-degree battery, theft of firearms and being a felon in possession of firearms.
Davdrin Goffin, 29, was charged in connection with an August 22 battery and a September 13 theft in which he is alleged to have broken into a home and stolen firearms.
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Update (September 25):
A South Arkansas man shot earlier this month by a police officer in Warren is now out of jail and on house arrest.
Davdrin Goffin, 29, was released Friday from the Ashley County Jail.
Goffin (pictured) was wanted on an aggravated robbery warrant when investigators say he ran away from the Warren officer who tried to arrest him at a store on Sept. 13.
After the officer shot Goffin, he was hospitalized for a short while.
The officer, Sgt. Robbie Ashcraft, is still on paid administrative leave while the case is being investigated by the Arkansas State Police.
Original story (September 14):
The Arkansas State Police (ASP) is investigating after a Warren police officer shot a suspect Thursday night at a business identified as "Abraham's Shop."
Full details in the following news release from the ASP:
Special Agents of the Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Division have been assigned to investigate a shooting incident that occurred last night (Thursday, September 13, 2012) involving officers of the Warren Police Department.
At approximately 7:30 p.m. Sergeant Robbie Ashcraft and Patrolman Aaron Hines approached a local business property identified as, Abraham's Shop, where Davdrin Goffin, 29, of Warren was believed to be located.
Goffin was wanted by police in connection with an August 29th warrant for aggravated robbery. Goffin had also been identified as a suspect in the theft of two guns earlier Thursday afternoon.
The Warren officers witnessed Goffin outside the shop and approached the suspect. While attempting to handcuff Goffin, the suspect broke-free and was shot by one of the officers.
Goffin was transported to a local hospital before being moved to a Pine Bluff hospital later the same evening.
An investigation of the shooting incident is continuing today and will be submitted for review to the office of the Tenth Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney.