Car chase with deadly conclusion

Saturday, August 6, 2011 - 6:13pm

WEST BATON ROUGE PARISH, LA (FOX44) - Friday night, a car chase that led into West Baton Rouge parish had a fatal ending.

Police say at 11:15 that night, a Baton Rouge Police officer attempted to pull over a man on Airline highway.

The driver, who wouldn't be pulled over then led the police north on Airline across the old Huey P. Long bridge into West Baton Rouge parish.

The police eventually got to stop close to the Highway 190, Hwy 415 intersection. When police told the man to get out of the car, they saw he had a gun, and told him to put it down.

When the man didn't it down, police had to shoot him, and the man died from his injuries.

All officers involved have been placed on paid administrative leave.


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