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    Officer ambushed

    A local Police Offficer apparently was the victim of an ambush early yesterday (Monday) morning.

    He was responding to a dumpster fire, and on arrival, was shot in the back with what is being described as a high power rifle. He was wearing his vest, but the round penetrated it.

    http://www.theadvertiser.com/article.../81117021/1001

    The Officer is still in ICU, but alert and talking.

    This happened in the next Parish (County) over from me.


    It is the second OIS in that Parish within two weeks.

    The other incident involved a Sheriff's Deputy who was shot in the face on arrival at what was supposed to be a burglary in progress call, but turned out to be a DV situation. The 75 year-old shooter is in custody in that case.

    Here's the story on this one:
    http://www.theadvertiser.com/article...02/1002/NEWS17

    This Deputy is OK and was treated and released from the hospital.

    Prayers sent for both.

    It's getting more and more dangerous out there folks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cajunguy View Post

    It's getting more and more dangerous out there folks.

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    Wow, prayers sent for a full and speedy recovery.
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    Prayers en route for a full recovery to both officers.

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    Well wishes to both for a full and Speedy Recovery!

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    Hope they both recover quickly.

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    Thoughts and prayers en route to both for full and speedy recovery.




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    yeah - i just read about those on the local paper's website...

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    Prayers sent for both of the officers!
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    Prayers for the recovery of the officers and for all to be kept safe.
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    My thoughts and prayers are out to the officers and their families.
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    Thoughts and prayers enroute to all involved
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    I hope the officers recover soon and that there are no lasting effects so they can get back to work. Be Careful out there, EVERYONE!!!


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    Wishing him a complete recovery!

    Hopefully his vest slowed the bullet down enough to make it a temporary injury.

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    Really bad. This is the third ambush incident this year in Louisiana.

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    I say we start ambushing back.
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    My thoughts and wishes for a full and speedy recovery.

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    Wednesday morning update.

    The Sheriff says that they now have a "person of interest" in the shooting.

    Appears the officer had received threats recently, and the person supposedly owns a rifle of the same type and caliber (.30-30) that the officer was shot with.

    It was definitely a setup, since the PD had received phone calls earlier making sure that particular officer was working that night.

    This is a small town, and they only have one officer working the road at a time.

    The officer is currently listed as critical but stable.

    Barring complications, it looks like he's going to make it.

    http://www.theadvertiser.com/article...WS01/811190303


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