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City police officer, 2 suspects shot at Monroe motel

3 years 6 months 1 day ago Thursday, January 03 2019 Jan 3, 2019 January 03, 2019 6:10 PM January 03, 2019 in News
Source: Associated Press
Photo: KALB
MONROE (AP) - Louisiana State Police say a city police officer was shot at a motel while checking a disturbance complaint, and two suspects were wounded.
A news release says the shooting occurred about 2:20 a.m. at a Super 8 Motel in Monroe.
It says that "shots were fired resulting in one officer and two subjects being shot."  It says the officer and men, identified as 26-year-old Jonathan Guillory and 25-year-old Lewis Craft, were treated for non-life threatening injuries.
Police did not identify the officer or mention the officer's gender.
A state police arrest report says Guillory also grabbed and pushed an officer and it says officers found powder suspected to be methamphetamine.
Guillory faces a charge of resisting an officer and both men face one count each of possessing a controlled drug.

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