Aug 13, 2008
Gwatney shot at state democratic headquarters
LITTLE ROCK — Democratic Party Chairman Bill Gwatney was shot at the State Democratic Party Headquarters in Little Rock, Wednesday. His condition is unknown.
An aide from the governors office confirmed the shooting about 12:20 p.m. Wednesday.
Gunman Kills Democratic Official in Arkansas
By SHAILA DEWAN
August 13, 2008
Bill Gwatney, the chairman of the Arkansas Democratic Party, was shot in his office in Little Rock Wednesday morning and died a few hours later, police officials said.
The suspect, driving a Dodge pickup truck, was chased south for about 25 miles by police officers and was shot after he was stopped, said Lt. Terry Hastings of the Little Rock Police Department. The suspect was airlifted to a hospital and later died of his wounds.
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