BREAKING: Reports Of ‘Officer Down,’ Westwego, Louisiana Officer Shot

Marrero, Louisiana – Reports are coming in of an “officer down” with a Westwego Police Officer shot Friday morning.

Westwego PD Officer Shot

UPDATE: Hero shot in the back of the head in apparent ambush. Click HERE for latest info.

This story is still developing. WGNO reports that a Westwego Police Officer and a woman were shot at the scene of a hit-and-run at Barataria Boulevard and Ames Boulevard. The suspects are on the loose, and officers from Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office, Westwego Police, State Police, and Gretna Police are all looking for a white U-Haul with front-end damage.

The massive manhunt is currently underway for those suspects.

There has been no official word on the condition of the officer or the woman shot on scene with him.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the officer and the other victim.