Reports of multiple people, officer shot in Sunset, LA

Reports of multiple people, officer shot in Sunset, LA

SUNSET, LA (KPLC) - Law enforcement is responding to reports that multiple people and an officer have been shot in Sunset, Louisiana in St. Landry Parish.

A law enforcement source says the suspected shooter is barricaded inside a mini-mart and a standoff is underway.

Sunset Police have confirmed that one of their police officers was shot. Some of the victims have been transported by Acadian Ambulance from a location on Anna Street.

Sources say there are several ambulances and helicopters in the area as there may be "multiple scenes." The officer was transported via helicopter to a hospital.

Several law enforcement agencies are at the scene and the alleged gunman has barricaded himself inside a convenience store on Hwy 93.

KPLC will have more information as the story develops.

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