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Officers shot, suspect dead in hotel shooting

3 years 6 months 1 hour ago November 21, 2013 Nov 21, 2013 Thursday, November 21 2013 November 21, 2013 4:03 AM in News
Source: EBRSO
By: Jillian Washington

BATON ROUGE - Investigators are on the scene of a shooting involving two officers at a local hotel.

A spokesperson for the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office says authorities arrived at the Magnuson Hotel off Airline Hwy. early Thursday to serve warrants to an unidentified man when he opened fire.

A state trooper and a sheriff's deputy were wounded, but officials describe their injuries as non-life threatening.

A SWAT team was called out to assist and upon entering the room, found the suspect dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

The investigation is ongoing.

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