La. officer shot, in stable condition; suspect at large

The officer was shot in the shoulder and suffered a collapsed lung, but is in stable condition

By PoliceOne Staff

ABBEVILLE, La.  — Police are searching for a suspect who shot an officer Wednesday night during a traffic stop.

According to KLFY, the suspect has been identified as 29-year-old Nahshon Ishmael Brooks.

The officer, only identified as female, is in stable condition after suffering a collapsed lung.

State Police spokesman Thomas Gossen said Brooks should be considered armed and dangerous and anyone with information on his whereabouts should call 911 immediately.

Nahshon Ishmael Brooks (Photo / Abbeville Police Department)
Nahshon Ishmael Brooks (Photo / Abbeville Police Department)


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