BRPD identify police officers involved in Sunday's shooting

Glenn Hutto Jr.
Posted at 4:25 PM, Apr 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-28 19:39:40-04

Baton Rouge Police have identified the officers involved in Sunday's deadly shooting.

Lt. Glenn Hutto Jr., 45, died of his injuries. He was a 21-year veteran of the police department and was promoted to Lieutenant posthumously.

Cpl. Derrick Maglone, a 7-year veteran of the department, sustained critical injuries. He is now in a Baton Rouge hospital recovering.

Both officers worked Uniform Patrol in the city's First District.

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WBRZ talked to Maglone's family, which includes Mike Edmonson, the former head of Louisiana State Police. Family members told the station that Maglone was shot multiple times in the shoulder and head area. As of Tuesday, Maglone was responding to family members and asked about his fallen colleague, WBRZ reports.

They shared this photo of Maglone:

Courtesy WBRZ

"The news on Sunday was very grim," Edmonson told WBRZ. "When we got to the hospital, the surgeons from Neuromedical Center they are phenomenal. The staff at this hospital, when you talk about Derrick right now it's almost miraculous what he has done. We are a couple days out so he is still in a critical period. They will get him up today and walk. Isn't that unbelievable?"

Dozens of Baton Rouge residents lined the city's streets on Tuesday to pay tribute to Lt. Hutto, whose family described him as "humble."

"We know police officers and the families of police officers serve on a daily basis. When an officer goes to work their family goes with them, so we're here to support the family and to show the respect that police officers deserve," said one resident.

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