Matthew Mire injured from K9 bite & self inflicted gunshot wound

In the Louisiana State Police’s latest news release, they updated the investigation into Matthew Mire.

As the search for Mire progressed, Louisiana State Police, Homeland Security Investigations, US Alcohol Tobacco & Firearms, LA Department of Corrections, Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office, and East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office worked together in the search area near Hoo Shoo Too Road at the Tiger Bend Bridge. After being located and taken into custody without incident, Mire was transported to a local hospital for injuries he sustained from a K-9 bite and suspected self-inflicted gunshot wound to the leg. 

LSP Detectives obtained arrest warrants for Mire in Ascension Parish for Aggravated Flight from an Officer, Attempted First Degree Murder of a Police Officer, and First Degree Murder of a Police Officer and arrest warrants in East Baton Rouge Parish for Aggravated Flight from an Officer and Attempted First Degree Murder of a Police Officer.

Once released from the hospital, he will be booked into jail and charged.

Troopers are maintaining constant watch over Mire at the medical facility and he will be booked on the warrant charges upon release. 

LSP Bureau of Investigations and LSP Crime Lab processed several crime scenes in Ascension and East Baton Rouge parishes related to the shootings involving LSP Troopers. This investigation is active and ongoing and further information will be released as available. For information related to the shooting incidents in Ascension and Livingston Parish, please contact the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office and/or the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office. 

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