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Man wanted for shooting Jefferson Parish deputy captured

Posted at 8:19 AM, Dec 11, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-11 09:27:41-05

The man who allegedly shot and wounded a Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s deputy on Sunday night has been captured, according to authorities.

The man, identified as 38-year-old Tyronne Louis, was arrested at a bus station in New Orleans early Tuesday morning, according to The Advocate. Louis is expected to be booked into the New Orleans jail before being transferred to Jefferson Parish.

Tyronne Louis courtesy Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office / The Advocate

The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office confirmed the arrest Tuesday morning.

Louis was wanted after allegedly shooting and wounding 11-year veteran deputy Christopher “Charlie” Haislup during a confrontation at a Metairie hotel on Sunday night. According to deputies, Haislup was hit in the elbow and leg and is listed in stable condition.

The two-day manhunt for Louis involved Louisiana State Police, the FBI and the U.S. Marshal, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

Read more on the investigation and arrest from The Advocate.