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LSP investigate officer-involved shooting in Tangipahoa Parish

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Louisiana State Police are investigating an incident involving Tangipahoa Deputies and a suicidal suspect that ended in a shooting Tuesday morning.

Troopers say that on Tuesday, November 21, 2017, Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff deputies responded to an incident involving a suicidal suspect at 10:16 a.m. on Lanier Creek Road in Loranger. Shortly after arriving on scene deputies say the suspect emerged from a residence allegedly holding a firearm. 

A press release indicates that the suspect was shot by responding deputies. He was transported to an area hospital where he remains in stable but critical condition. 

The investigation is ongoing and there is no more information available at this time.

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