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FBI issues statement after agent kills suspect in Jonesboro

FBI agents fired back at Neuman and he was pronounced dead at the scene. FBI evidence-gathering teams were working at the scene, and the agency warned for people to avoid khamelian the area, though there was no threat to public safety. As of Wednesday night, no FBI agents had been injured, but one person died during the operation, Hagan said.

Neuman was to be arrested on charges related to being a felon in possession of a gun, and agents also wanted to search his residence and vehicle. JONESBORO — FBI agents shot and killed a person Wednesday in the 1100 block of Falls Street, according to a news release. JONESBORO, Ark. – A Brookland man was shot and killed earlier this month in an FBI-agent involved shooting in Jonesboro, sources said Friday. Chavis died from a single gunshot wound to the head on Saturday night.

The FBI says it is “monitoring” the case of a police suspect who officers claim fatally shot himself in the head despite having his hands cuffed behind his back in the rear of a patrol car. In 2019, he was promoted to special agent in charge of the Mission Services Division of the Washington Field Office before being transferred to the Criminal & Cyber Division in the office in 2020. Before joining the FBI he served as a surface warfare officer for the U.S.

At this point in time, no FBI agents are injured, and one individual is deceased. The scene is currently being processed by the FBI’s Evidence Response Team who will be on-site for several hours. There is no threat to public safety at this time, but we are asking people to avoid the area. The FBI was involved in a joint operation with the Jonesboro Police Department and Craighead County Sheriff’s Office, the statement said.

FBI agents were involved in a shooting during a court-authorized operation Wednesday evening near Falls Street in Jonesboro, said FBI spokesman Connor Hagan, with the bureau’s Little Rock branch. Second Judicial Prosecutor Keith Chrestman is reviewing the agent-involved shooting to determine if it was justified or not. In a statement to Region 8 News last week, Chrestman said he did not have a timeline for making a decision as he was awaiting information from the FBI.

There have been several protests in Jonesboro due to many not believing the police explanation of Carter’s death. We’d love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article. We have used your information to see if you have a subscription with us, but did not find one. Please use the button below to verify an existing account or to purchase a new subscription. JONESBORO, Ark. — The FBI responded to an agent-involved shooting that happened in Jonesboro on Jan. 12.

Director Christopher Wray has named James A. Dawson special agent in charge of the FBI’s Little Rock Field Office in Arkansas. Dawson most recently served as special agent in charge of the Criminal & Cyber Division of the Washington Field Office. The FBI said Neuman fired at agents who approached him at his workplace to execute an arrest warrant. JONESBORO, Ark. — The FBI has identified a 31-year-old Arkansas man who was fatally shot after firing at agents during an operation in Jonesboro earlier this month. An FBI Shooting Incident Review Team is still working on a “thorough, factual and objective” investigation of the incident, the release states.