Suspect Shoots Two Officers Then Commits Suicide
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A 22-year-old Denham Springs man is dead after allegedly opening fire on police, wounding two officers.
Police say the suspect, Jessie Aron Gordon, had arrest warrants from several agencies in the Baton Rouge area. The charges ranged from burglary to drug possession.
East Baton Rouge Parish deputies say officers got a tip that Gordon was at a Baton Rouge hotel around 1 a.m. Thursday.
When officers knocked on the man's door, they say the he opened fire.
Authorities say a state trooper and a sheriff's deputy were injured by gun fire. Both injuries were said to be minor.
A SWAT team then entered the room and found Gordon dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
The names of the injured officers were not immediately released.