Louisiana State police: Officer and civilian killed in shooting, stabbing

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One officer was wounded and transported to the hospital in Sunset, Louisiana following a shooting incident on August 26, 2015, Louisiana State Patrol said. Police said it was an active scene.

SUNSET, La. — Louisiana State Police say a police officer and two other people have been shot in the southwestern Louisiana, and three others were stabbed.

St. Landry Parish Sheriff Bobby Guidroz identifies the victims as 51-year-old Officer Henry Nelson and 40-year-old Shameka Johnson. He says two other women also were stabbed: Johnson’s sister, 34-year-old Shurlay Johnson, and Courtney Jolivette, the wife of the man who is accused in the attacks.

He says 35-year-old Harrison Lee Wiley Jr. drove from the house and ran his car into a store where he barricaded himself. He is now in custody.

Guidroz says Wiley has an extensive criminal record.