- Associated Press - Monday, March 23, 2015

METAIRIE, La. (AP) - Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies have shot and wounded a suspect.

Authorities say it happened Monday afternoon in Metairie as authorities surrounded a car that was part of a drug investigation. The suspect is alleged to have rammed a Sheriff’s Office vehicle before attempting to run over a law enforcement official. Authorities then fired into the car.

The suspect was hit in the arm and authorities said his wound was not considered life-threatening. Information on charges against the man, and a passenger in the car, was pending.

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