A gunman is at large after shooting a Sheriff’s Deputy in Jefferson Parish on Wednesday afternoon.
According to The Political Insider, the officer was shot in the Pebble Walk neighborhood in Harvey and was airlifted to University Medical Center in Mid-City. A K9 team and a helicopter are actively searching for the shooter.
— Jonathan Bullington (@jrbullington) June 22, 2016
— Travers Mackel (@TraversWDSU) June 22, 2016
BREAKING: Deputy shot near Manhattan & Ascot in Jefferson Parish. Dozens of police in area, EMS headed to hospital. Chopper in area @wdsu
— Natalie Hee (@Natalie_WDSU) June 22, 2016
Please keep the officer and his family in your thoughts and prayers. We will update you further as this story develops.