Pine Bluff, AR -A paramedic fatally shot a suspect after the suspect opened fire hitting the two paramedics on scene.
Shortly after 4:30 am on Thursday Pine Bluff police received a call that two paramedics had been shot near 1409 W. 23rd Ave.
When police officers arrived on the scene they found paramedic Joshua Godfrey in the back of the ambulance and paramedic John Spriggs on the ground.
The paramedics reported to police that they were administering medical attention to the suspect’s girlfriend when the suspect Kevin Curl came at both of them aggressively.
Curl pushed Spriggs who then punched Curl. At that point Curl opened fire on the paramedics hitting both of them three times.
Spriggs returned fire striking Curl who was later found dead inside a residence on the kitchen floor.
Both paramedics and the woman were transported to Jefferson Regional Medical Center for treatment.
The incident is being investigated.