Knoxville woman shoots deputy, charged with attempted capital murder

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Arkansas State Police

The Arkansas State Police says they are investigating an officer involved shooting wherein a Knoxville woman shot and injured a Johnson County Sheriff’s Department deputy.

State Police say that 44-year-old Christiana Beasley reportedly shot a deputy after an armed standoff inside a residence at 205 Ivy Lane shortly after 2:00 p.m. Saturday. State police say that Beasley was barricaded inside the home.

The deputy did not sustain any life-threatening injuries, according to state police.

Texas Rangers

Special agents from the state police’s criminal investigation division obtained an arrest warrant for Beasley, who is in custody. Beasley has been charged with attempted capital murder.