Officer Killed, Two Deputies Wounded In Louisiana Shooting

A police officer was killed and two sheriff’s deputies were seriously injured in a shooting Saturday in southern Louisiana, according to the Associated Press.

Authorities said they arrested a man suspected of shooting the officers, who were responding to a mobile home fire in the area. The names of the suspect and officers were not released.

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