BATON ROUGE, La. (KPLC) - According to Louisiana State Police, a trooper was shot after a routine traffic stop in Port Allen turned bad.
Authorities say the trooper had pulled over a car on suspicion of DWI. After an altercation, authorities say the trooper was shot once in the head. He was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Sheriff's deputies in West Baton Rouge Parish responded to the shooting and were able to shoot the suspect. He was taken to the hospital.