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 A sheriff's deputy in Louisiana is dead after being shot near a movie theater in Baton Rouge while on duty.


Local news outlets report that the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office deputy was rushed to the hospital after being shot late Saturday. Reports say he and another deputy were conducting an investigation when the shooting occurred.


A suspect was shot and injured and taken to a hospital.



A former teacher is accused of improper conduct with several high school students. 

Christian J. Amos, age 25 of Monroe was arrested after an investigation by the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Special Investigation Unit.  He is being held on numerous drug charges, prohibited sexual conduct between a educator and student, and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

Amos was formerly the choir teacher at Neville High School in Monroe. He resigned from the school in January.

He is being held in Ouachita Correctional Center on $90.000 bond.

 A veteran West Baton Rouge Parish sheriff's deputy is among three people killed in a shooting in Pointe Coupee Parish.

 Pointe Coupee Sheriff Bud Torres says it happened about 4 p.m. Tuesday at a home in Glynn, Louisiana.  

Torres says the deputy and her daughter were killed in the shooting, as was the suspected shooter - an estranged neighbor. 


The deputy was the wife of a Louisiana State Police trooper.