Pineville Police seeking suspect wanted for attempted first degree murder of police officer

PINEVILLE, La. (Pineville Police Dept.) - The Pineville Police Department is currently seeking Demetric Smith, who is wanted for the attempted first-degree murder of a police officer.

Demetric Smith | Photo Source: Pineville Police Department

Smith is described as a 25-year-old black male, 6'01", 212 lbs, with a neck tattoo of dice on the left side. Authorities say to consider him armed and dangerous.

On March 29, a Pineville Police officer was patrolling the 200 block of Hembling Drive around midnight when he saw a person coming from the rear of a residence. The officer tried to approach the person, but the suspect, identified as Smith, fired at least two rounds at the officer and fled. The officer was not struck, nor returned fire.

If you know, his whereabouts contact the Pineville Police Department at (318) 442-6603.

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