BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Two Baton Rouge police officers were stabbed as they tried to break up a dispute between two people and an officer fatally shot one of the people involved in the fight.
Cpl. Tommy Stubbs said Monday that the injured officers were transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The incident happened shortly after 1 p.m. It was not clear if an officer arriving on scene or whether one of the two injured officers shot the suspect who stabbed them.
Neither the officers' names, the fatally shot suspect or the other person involved in the fight were released.
The incident remains under investigation.
(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)
Get news and forecasts from FOX 8 delivered to your inbox by signing up for the lists below.
Fox 8 WVUE-TV
Louisiana Media Company, LLC.
1025 S. Jefferson Davis Parkway
New Orleans, LA 70125
General Number: (504) 486-6161
News Tips: (504) 483-1503
News Room Fax: (504) 483-1543