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UPDATE: Man identified in officer-involved shooting

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RUSSELLVILLE (KATV) - Responding to a suicidal person Friday turns into an officer involved shooting in Russellville.

The man killed has been identified at 54-year-old Walter Hirsch.

Russellville Police Department reports it happened after 3 pm on 412 West "I" Street at Hirsch's home.

Arkansas State Police is leading the investigation into the incident.

The ASP report reads that police responded to the home on two earlier occasions Friday. The second call was made by a Hirsch that someone had fired a gunshot into the window of his home.

During RPD's third response a man came to the front porch of the home aiming a pistol at officers at they approached the house.

One officer fired a shot that hit the man. Hirsch later died at a local hospital.

That third call to the home came from a Crisis Hotline service stating it needed police assistance at the home.

Channel Seven will have more information from Russellville Police at 10 pm.

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