Pocahontas Officers Cleared In Deadly Shooting By Investigators

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A report from the Arkansas State Police has cleared the Pocahontas  Police officers involved in the deadly February 7th shooting that killed 27 year  old Jonathan Tims.
According to Prosecutor Henry Boyce, the actions of the officers  were deemed as justified. Tims was being investigated by Pocahontas Police after  an ledged assault with a firearm. Tims fled and when officers responded,  brandished a hand gun and confronted four officers.
Jonathan Tims was charged in 2006 in Poinsett County in an  unrelated case for Attempted Murder, Terroristic Threats 1st Degree and 2nd  Degree Escapee.
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According to sources,  officers from the Pocahontas Police Department were involved in a shooting that  left a suspect dead. Reports are Jonathan Tims was killed after authorities  attempted to arrest him after being involved in a domestic  assault.

Tims reportedly had pulled  and attempted to use a weapon in a domestic assault before fleeing the scene.  Pocahontas Police then began a search of the area for the suspect. The Arkansas  State Police has been requested to investigate the incident, no officers were  injured in the shooting. Tims was pronounced dead at the  scene.