Police Officer Shot, Two Others Stabbed in Louisiana (UPDATED)
A police officer was shot and two other people were stabbed nearby in Louisiana tonight.
KATC is reporting that an officer in Sunset responded to a domestic disturbance only to be shot. He was not killed and was brought to the hospital.
The suspect stabbed two other individuals and fled to a nearly convenience store blocks away. He is reportedly still holed up in there. Earlier reports said there were up to 8 hostages but the St. Landry Parish police chief said there are none.
He said, “We don’t know what’s going to happen. We are not going to stay here all night and beg him to become out.”
The suspect drove his car through the window of the store:
— M. Alex Johnson (@MAlexJohnson) August 26, 2015
Police are currently trying to get the man to surrender.
Update- 8:04 pm EST: The suspect is now in custody.
Update- 9:41 pm EST: The officer and one of the stabbing victims have died:
BREAKING: Sheriff: Louisiana officer shot responding to domestic dispute and 1 stabbing victim have died.
— The Associated Press (@AP) August 27, 2015
You can watch raw videos captured on the scene here, via KLFY:
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