Executive Director of Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport Shot During Search Warrant Execution

Executive Director of Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport Shot During Search Warrant Execution

The executive director of Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport, Bryan Malinowski, was shot during the execution of a search warrant by federal agents on Tuesday morning. The incident took place at 6 a.m. local time at Malinowski’s residence on Durance Court in Little Rock, Arkansas. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) was conducting the search warrant at the time.

Arkansas State Police reported that Malinowski, 53, sustained gunshot wounds and received immediate treatment at the scene before being transported to a local hospital. The extent of his injuries has not been disclosed. An ATF agent was also injured during the shootout but suffered a non-life-threatening gunshot wound and was taken to a nearby hospital for medical attention.

The circumstances leading to the shooting and the sequence of events remain undisclosed. Authorities have not revealed who initiated the gunfire or provided any details regarding the motive behind the search warrant. The incident is currently under investigation by the state police, as requested by the ATF and the Little Rock Police Department.

The case will be presented to prosecutors, who will determine whether the use of deadly force was consistent with state law. Fox News Digital has reached out to the ATF, state police, and Little Rock police for further information.

Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport confirmed that Bryan Malinowski serves as the airport’s executive director. In response to the incident, Airport Commission Chairman Bill Walker expressed his sadness and offered prayers for all those involved. He announced that Tom Clarke, the airport’s deputy executive director, will assume the role of acting executive director, ensuring the airport’s day-to-day operations continue without interruption.

Bryan Malinowski has been associated with Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport since 2008 when he joined as the director of Properties, Planning, and Development. He was subsequently promoted to deputy director in 2009. The Clintons’ ties to Arkansas stem from Bill Clinton’s tenure as governor from 1979 to 1981 and again from 1983 to 1992.

Author: CrimeDoor

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