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LSP: three officers hurt, knife-wielding subject shot in New Roads

5 years 3 months 3 weeks ago Saturday, January 21 2017 Jan 21, 2017 January 21, 2017 10:20 AM January 21, 2017 in Crime
Source: WBRZ
By: AE Stevenson

NEW ROADS - Three officers were hurt during and altercation with a knife-wielding suspect according to Louisiana State Police, Saturday morning.

Detectives from the state agency have taken over the investigation since the armed subject was shot at least one time by a bullet from an officer's weapon. 

According to detectives, the incident happened on N. Carolina Avenue in New Roads. Officers were dispatched to the area for a disturbance call, when they encountered the subject a short time later a physical altercation ensued, and the subject was shot. 

All involved are being treated for non-life threatening injuries. 

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