Authorities search for man who shot deputy
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Law enforcement agents from around the Baton Rouge area are looking for the man they believe shot an East Baton Rouge Parish sheriff's deputy late Tuesday night.
The shooting happened during a traffic stop on Burbank Drive near Meadow Bend Drive around 11 p.m.
Sheriff's office spokeswoman Casey Hicks said the officer is expected to be recover. His name was not given.
Despite the fact that the shooting happened during a traffic stop, deputies said the suspect ran from the area.
Hicks said investigators have identified the suspect and are trying to find him.
She did not release his name or give a physical description of him.
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We, local agencies, are being asked to not release any further information. The officer in question, it seems, will be ok.