CHALMETTE, LA (WVUE) - A St.Bernard Parish deputy was injured and a suspect was fatally shot Tuesday in Chalmette, according to the Sheriff's Office.
The incident happened just before 3 p.m. at St. Bernard Highway and Andres Street. Witnesses said the suspect attacked the deputy, who then opened fire.
The deputy's injuries, sustained when he was struck in the head with an object, are minor.
FOX 8 News has a crew at the scene and will have live reports at 5 p.m. Fox8live.com will update this story as details become available.