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A deadly police shooting just outside New Orleans this morning to sheriff's deputies are dead.
Two other officers wounded Rick full Baum with the latest developments on this tragedy -- Yeah this is a terrible story John police are investigating the shooting right now -- involved.
Multiple suspects and multiple officers in saint John the Baptist parish that's about twenty miles west of New Orleans a total of four officers shot.
Two of them killed the other two were being treated for their gunshot wounds the first dubbed the two shootings happened around 5:30 this morning local time.
Here is the sheriff's emotional account of what happened at that for shooting.
Tragedy unfolded early this morning.
As one of my office was working -- traffic detail in this particular parking lot as he was working that detail.
For some unknown reason at this time.
A gunman opened fire on him multiple times.
That's your tree down there and when cops were investigating that first shooting.
At the home of the nearby resident a suspect exit in the back door.
Of the mobile home that they were in and then another shooting happened.
Here's the sheriff once again.
As we were interviewing that -- person that those subjects.
Exited -- -- with an assault weapon an ambush.
You it was until -- The investigation did all going.
Very difficult day for law enforcement down there in Louisiana.
State police are now taking the lead on this investigation authorities say they believe.
That the area is safe and this is thought to be the deadliest attack on local law enforcement -- -- a sniper killed five new Orleans police officers that was back.
Back -- you relieved awful situation.
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