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LSP: St. Tammany Deputies shoot, kill suspect following chase

Louisians State Police officers investigate the area where a St. Tammany Parish Deputy shot and killed a suspect Saturday night. (Fox 8 Photo) Louisians State Police officers investigate the area where a St. Tammany Parish Deputy shot and killed a suspect Saturday night. (Fox 8 Photo)
COVINGTON, LA (WVUE) -

Investigators with Louisiana State Police, Troop L are investigating a shooting, involving St. Tammany Parish deputies, that left a suspect dead. The incident occurred Saturday around 5:30 p.m. near the intersection of Bode and Barbara Avenues in Covington. 

Police say that deputies were involved in a chase and pursued a suspect to Bode and Barbara, where the incident took place. Details on what lead to the shooting have not yet been released. 

The St. Tammany Parish Coroner's office identified the suspect as 24-year-old Joshua Douglas of Madisonville. 

According to police, a female passenger in the suspect's vehicle did receive minor injuries during the incident and is receiving treatment at the hospital.

The coroner's office confirmed Douglas was killed by a gunshot wound.

State police are still investigating the incident.

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