**(Update 7:27am) Police have released the name of one of the suspects arrested in connection with the incident. Andre Terrel Joseph and and unnamed juvenile are in custody with charges pending for both individuals. The officer's name has also been released. 22-year old Juandre Gilliam was killed in the line of duty while attempting to apprehend the two suspects during a high-speed chase.

**(Update 06:05am) Police are reporting a suspect is now in custody and is being questioned in connection with this incident.


A high-speed pursuit on St. Peter Road in St. Mary Parish near the Iberia Parish line has taken a deadly turn. According to a report first aired on our news partner KATC. A Jeanerette police officer made a routine traffic around 10:30 last night. The suspect in that stop began to flee. In the ensuing hi speed pursuit, the officer lost control of his police unit  and crashed. The officer died as a result of those injuries. The suspect is still at large. Newstalk 96.5 KPEL and KATC TV 3 will have continuing updates on this story through out the morning.