VIDEO Of Scumbag Who Shot Louisiana Trooper In The Face During Traffic Stop
Awful story out of Louisiana today:
A gunman who critically wounded a Louisiana State trooper Sunday afternoon was tackled by passing motorists who stopped to help, according to authorities.
The trooper pulled over a suspected impaired driver in southwest Louisiana near Lake Charles only to be shot during an ensuing confrontation, Col. Michael Edmonson said in a statement.
The trooper’s health and identity will be elaborated by state police at some point Sunday, he said. The suspect is in custody, but has not been identified.
Here’s video of the suspect:
KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana
And here’s a local news video:
A Louisiana State Trooper was shot in the head Sunday during an altercation with someone near Bell City.
Troop D spokesman Sgt. James Anderson described the trooper’s wound as serious.
Anderson says the suspect is in custody.
The incident happened just before 2:45 p.m. on Highway 14 East and Fruge Road. Anderson said the trooper was responding to a report of a vehicle driving in an unsafe manner. The vehicle was found in a ditch.
The trooper was transported to a Lake Charles hospital.
The accused shooter was also taken to a hospital, according to Anderson, but it wasn’t clear why.
Pray for the injured trooper and his family.