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Bill Gwatney

Arkansas Democratic Party Chair Bill Gwatney was shot and killed at his office in Little Rock.

Posted on August 14, 2008, at 9:06 a.m. ET

Gwatney, a good friend of the Clintons and a major figure in Arkansas, was murdered by Timothy Dale Johnson, a man who'd been fired from his job at Target just yesterday morning. Police shot and killed Johnson after a 30 mile chase, though the question of why he did it remains unanswered.

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