Alabama man shot after chase is booked into Louisiana jail
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - An Alabama fugitive who was shot in the neck after an hours-long police chase in southwest Louisiana has been released from a hospital and booked into jail.
Records show Cody Light of Arab, Alabama, has been booked into the Calcasieu Parish Jail.
The 35-year-old Light is accused in Alabama of shooting at a prosecutor's investigator. He surfaced Wednesday in southwest Louisiana after police were notified of a stolen truck and shotgun.
During the pursuit, Light broke into houses, stole multiple vehicles and tried to carjack others on an interstate.
He was shot by a Sulphur officer after he raised his gun at the officer. Light was hospitalized after the shooting.
KPLC-TV reports Light is charged in Louisiana with armed robbery, attempted armed robbery, and use of a firearm
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