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DEVELOPING: 2 officers shot, 1 fatally during car chase that ended in gunfire [Officials]

A Louisiana police officer was killed and another was wounded on a highway Friday afternoon following a vehicle chase that ended in gunfire, authorities said.

The incident reportedly involved two Mandeville officers who were shot on U.S. 190 and La. 22. Mandeville Police Chief Gerald Sticker said two suspects have been taken into custody and that the second officer is expected to survive, according to Nola.com.

In addition to the two suspects, the two officers involved in Friday’s shooting haven’t been publicly identified. WDSU reported that Sticker also indicated that the weapon used in the incident has been recovered.

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5 p.m UPDATE: U.S. Highway 190 is open at this time. The Hwy 22 offramp from U.S. 190 Southbound remains closed along…

Posted by St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office on Friday, September 20, 2019

The police chief stated that authorities at this time don’t believe there are additional suspects. Louisiana State Police have taken control of the investigation.

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