LITTLE ROCK — A Jacksonville man who was shot Monday while trying to gain access to the Little Rock Air Force Base has died, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said Wednesday.

LITTLE ROCK — A Jacksonville man who was shot Monday while trying to gain access to the Little Rock Air Force Base has died, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said Wednesday.


Larry McElroy died at about 9 p.m. Tuesday, FBI spokeswoman Deb Green said.


McElroy was taken to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences after the incident at the base in Jacksonville, which occurred at about 9:15 a.m. Monday. Base officials have said McElroy was armed and was attempting to gain unauthorized access to the base when he was shot.


The base, which is home to the Air Force’s 19th Airlift Wing, was locked down for a little over three hours after the incident.


The FBI, Little Rock Air Force Office of Special Investigations, Jacksonville Police Department, Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office and federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are investigating the incident.