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BREAKING: One Mandeville Police Officer Murdered, Second Shot In Head

A Mandeville police officer was murdered Friday afternoon.

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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Christopher Berg - September Mon, 2019

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