Shooting at Clinton presidential library in Little Rock


PUBLISHED Mon, October 31, 2016 - 10:35pm EDT
Credit: Little Rock Police


Police and other emergency services in Arkansas are at the scene of a shooting outside the William J. Clinton Presidential Center and Park in Little Rock, officials say. One victim has been located and taken to hospital. (more)





The incident happened at about 8:15 p.m. on Monday when police were called to reports of a shooting in the visitor parking lot of the presidential library. Police rushed to the scene and located one victim in the otherwise mostly empty parking lot.

A spokesperson for the Little Rock Police Department said the victim was shot in the leg and was taken to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. His or her identity was not immediately known.

As for the motive, investigators believe that it was likely a robbery that turned violent as the victim was selling blue jeans. The "incident is not at all related to the upcoming presidential election," police said in a statement.

No arrests were immediately made.

The William J. Clinton Presidential Center and Park is the presidential library of former President Bill Clinton The facility is operated by the National Archives and Records Administration and is home to some 2 million photos, 80 million pages of documents, and 21 million email messages..

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