JUST IN: Police Chief Lured Into Ambush, Gets Shot, Destroys His Attacker

Trumann Police Chief Chad Henson was able to destroy his attacker.

Trumann, AR - The Trumann police chief was lured into an ambush on Friday and shot, but was able to destroy his attacker in a gunfight.

The incident happened at around 10 a.m. when Johnny Kelley, 49, ask the police chief to come to his residence, according to a statement released by Arkansas State Police.

As Chief Chad Henson approached the door, Kelley opened fire, shooting the chief.

The veteran lawman returned fire, evicting Kelley from this plane of existence.

Kelley's body was located dead on scene and was submitted to the Arkansas State Crime Laboratory for an official cause and manner of death determination.

Chief Henson survived the gunfight but his official condition has not been released at this time.

The Arkansas State Police are conducting the investigation.

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GMMiller
GMMiller

I'm gonna go out on a limb here and say the cause of death was lead poisoning.

ProGODProUSA
ProGODProUSA

@GMMiller You think so? Are you sure now? Don't want change your mind? LOL! Good job, Chief Henson! Praying that you will recover soon and be back on the job soon.

Krsmith2
Krsmith2

Burn in hell pos..speedy recovery chief...

KCN
KCN

Another break for the taxpayers of Arizona!

Burgers Allday
Burgers Allday

Maybe.

Oregngntlman
Oregngntlman

AKA lethal injection Semper Fi 1966 to eternity

RPG156
RPG156

The veteran lawman returned fire, evicting Kelley from this plane of existence. Hahaha.

cabman86
cabman86

Great job Chief! Prayers for a speedy recovery!

LordSeamus
LordSeamus

Good for the chief....here's for a quick and full recovery.

BarbMomof5
BarbMomof5

Chief Chad Henson I LOVE YOU, I LOVE YOU, I LOVE YOU!!! GOD BLESS YOU!

Gingersnap1
Gingersnap1

Praying for healing

ArtBeltran72
ArtBeltran72

Hope he makes it! Glad he took out the scumbag first.

chattycathy
chattycathy

Thankful the RIGHT guy won the gun fight! As it should be! Be at peace as you recover Hero!

Boogers Allday
Boogers Allday

I wonder if stricter gun control would have made a difference in this situation?