Officer-Involved Shooting Leaves Suspect In The Hospital
Louisiana State Police is investigating a shooting involving a Trooper in the Baton Rouge area. The incident started around 3 A.M. with a traffic stop near Potwin Drive at Perkins Road. The Trooper had reported the driver was 'non-compliant'.
Shots were fired at the scene and the suspect and the Trooper were both injured. A second person in the car fled the scene and is still on the run. A third person in the car was arrested.
LSP reports that the passenger that was shot by the trooper was transported to nearby hospital. That person's condition was not immediately released. The Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations was called to investigate.
We'll continue to monitor this story for updates.