Bio & Incident Details
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Badge # Not available
Weapon: Officer's handgun
Offender: Sentenced to life in prison
Patrolman Pete Woods was shot and killed by an escaped convict that was a passenger in a vehicle that area Police were searching for. The suspect was able to disarm Patrolman Woods who struggled with the armed suspect as the suspect attempted to disarm the other Officer. Patrolman Woods was shot by the suspect during the struggle. The backup officer was shot in the chest while returning fire but survived.
The suspect was arrested hours later by Shreveport Louisiana Police, convicted of the offenses and received a life sentence in prison.