Mandeville, LA - One Mandeville police officer was murdered and a second officer was shot in the head Friday afternoon.
The incident started when officers attempted to make a traffic stop on a vehicle near Highway 190 and Highway 22 at around 3 p.m., according to WVUE.
The vehicle did not stop and led officers on a pursuit.
Sometime during the incident there was a gunfight. A gunman fatally shot one officer and shot a second officer in the head.
Two suspects were taken into custody.
The officer who was shot in the head was transported to a hospital. Their condition has not been released.
No further information has been released at this time about the identity of the officers or suspects.
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