State Police Searching For Suspects Wanted for Shooting Troopers
State troopers are searching for suspects wanted for shooting at an unmarked Louisiana State Police vehicle.
Spokesman for state police Troop B, Sgt Nick Manale reported troopers saw a suspect driving erratically in what they discovered was a stolen Chevrolet pickup.
A chase had ensued through East New Orleans neighborhoods when the suspect fired several shots into the LSP vehicle. Manale said the three state troopers in the vehicle sustained minor injuries.
Troopers are searching for the 2014 black Chevrolet pickup (LA license plate C183499) and the two black male individuals wanted for questioning in the incident.
Crime Stoppers of Greater New Orleans is offering up to $2,500 for information which leads to the arrest of the shooting suspects. Callers do not have to give their name or testify to receive the cash reward.
Citizens with information should call the Crime Stoppers Hotline at 504-822-1111 or contact Louisiana State Police Troop B at 504-471-2775.