Louisiana man accused of trying to murder sheriff’s deputy



CAMERON, La. (AP) — A Louisiana man has been arrested after allegedly trying to kill a Cameron Parish sheriff’s deputy.

KPLC-TV reports the Cameron Parish Sheriff’s Office says a deputy was pursuing 64-year-old Timothy Raffield, of Hackberry, on Wednesday night when the man crashed his vehicle.

Deputies say Raffield then fired on the deputy with a shotgun.

The deputy was not hurt and Raffield later surrendered.

Raffield was arrested on a charge of attempted murder of a police officer.

It was unknown if he has an attorney who could speak on his behalf.


Information from: KPLC-TV, http://kplctv.com

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