Ark. Game & Fish officer shot while patrolling park

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NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark.— An Arkansas Game & Fish Commission wildlife officer and a man believed to be hunting illegally at a city park were injured in a gunfight Saturday morning.

Authorities say Officer Matt Flowers was on patrol near the northwest corner of Burns Park around 9:30 a.m. when he spotted Phillip Kelly, wearing camouflage clothing and carrying a gun and a knife.

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