Investigators search for attempted murder suspect

Kaunda Magee
Kaunda Magee

KENTWOOD, LA (WAFB) - Crews are searching for a wanted man considered armed and dangerous.

Authorities believe Kaunda Lopaz Magee may have slipped through their perimeter and could be somewhere north of Kentwood.

Magee escaped from Washington Parish sheriff's deputies late Thursday night and ran into a wooded area near Kentwood.

He is wanted on warrants for aggravated rape, kidnapping and four counts of attempted murder of a police officer.

Deputies believe Magee is armed and very dangerous.

They are using dogs and a helicopter to look for the suspect.

They ask anyone with information about the case to call Crime Stoppers at 344-7867 and someone spots Magee to call 911 right away.

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