Deputy shot, suspect dead in Lincoln Parish

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A deputy was shot this morning in Lincoln Parish.

According to the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office, a Lincoln Parish Deputy was conducting a traffic stop on I-20.

The suspect got off the interstate and stopped on highway 80 in front of Simsboro High School.

The suspect then shot the deputy. 

The deputy’s bullet proof vest blocked the bullet and the deputy is reported to be okay. His name has not yet been released.

The suspect has been reported dead.

The suspect’s name has not yet been released, but we are told they were from Tennessee.

Louisiana State Police are now working the incident.

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