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5 people shot in Louisiana: 2 people including police officer died

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Sudden shooting at Ascension Parish, south of Baton Rouge house resulted in numerous casualties, including a fatally wounded police officer. Two people were reported to have died and three others were bullet wounds.

The shooter was identified as 31-year-old Matthew Mire. He was taken into custody Saturday night after an all-day manhunt, faces charges of first-degree murder of a police officer, attempted first-degree murder of a police officer and other crimes, Louisiana State Police said in a statement.

“Trooper Gaubert, a 19-year veteran of our department, was ambushed while in his patrol unit. Trooper Gaubert embodied everything we stand for; honor, duty, selfless service, and courage. In the days ahead, we will mourn his tragic death and honor his service to our department and the citizens of Louisiana,” Louisiana State Police said in a statement.

Mayer's second victim was 37-year-old Pamela Adair. The other three victims were hospitalized with bullet wounds to the arms and legs.

Adair was pronounced dead at a hospital, the sheriff's office said. The man was listed in critical condition.

The shooter's motives remain unknown.

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