Officers shot, suspect dead in hotel shooting
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.