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Alabama man shot after chase is booked into Louisiana jail

4 years 10 months 1 week ago Monday, May 07 2018 May 7, 2018 May 07, 2018 2:14 PM May 07, 2018 in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Associated Press
Photo: KSLA News

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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