SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Authorities said at least five law enforcement officers are on leave while investigators look into a fatal shooting of a gunman after a chase.
News agencies report they include three Shreveport police officers and two Caddo Parish sheriff's deputies. Such leaves are standard after fatal shootings.
Officials say Trivenskey Odom, 27, was killed the evening of April 10, while brandishing and randomly firing a handgun. They say sheriff's deputies had chased him into Shreveport after getting a call saying he was threatening to harm himself and others. They were joined by Shreveport police and a Louisiana state trooper.
They learned afterward that Odom also was accused of shooting a driver in the leg while stealing a car a few hours earlier.
State police declined to identify the trooper.