IN PROGRESS: Three Killed, Including Yell County Deputy, Suspect Has Hostages

Yell County, Arkansas - Lt. Kevin Mainhart was murdered, along with two other people, after responding to a disturbance call on Thursday.

While Lt. Mainhart was en route to the disturbance, he stopped a car. On that traffic stop, the suspect fatally shot the law enforcement veteran. The suspect th

Yell County, Arkansas - Lt. Kevin Mainhart was murdered, along with two other people, after responding to a disturbance call on Thursday.

While Lt. Mainhart was en route to the disturbance, he stopped a car. On that traffic stop, the suspect fatally shot the law enforcement veteran. The suspect then fled the area.

Deputies arrived at the scene of the disturbance to find two more people murdered. They have since tracked the suspect to a nearby building and THV11 is reporting that the suspect is holding two hostages.

The area has been locked down as law enforcement swarms the area. The location of the building with the suspect and hostages has not been publicly released.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of Lt. Kevin Mainhart.

UPDATE: Suspect in custody.

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