La. cop killer in custody

Suspect has been taken into custody in connection with the killing of a Shreveport police officer


Associated Press

SHREVEPORT, La. — Louisiana State Police say a suspect has been taken into custody in connection with the killing of a Shreveport police officer.

Grover Deandre Cannon, 27, was arrested Thursday in connection with the fatal shooting of Officer Thomas LaValley.

LaValley, 29, was shot multiple times after answering a call about a suspicious person at a home in Shreveport's Queensborough neighborhood Wednesday night.

At the time of his arrest in connection with LaValley's death, Cannon was wanted on a warrant for second-degree attempted murder.

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