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Names of slain, wounded officers released

Sgt Rick Riggenbach (Source: LSP) Sgt Rick Riggenbach (Source: LSP)
Deputy Jason Javier (Source: St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office) Deputy Jason Javier (Source: St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office)
Deputy Matthew Strickland Deputy Matthew Strickland

Tonight on 9News at 5:  A 5-year-old was killed this morning in a crash on Highway 44.  Residents in the area say the sounds of car accidents are becoming too familiar.  WAFB's Tyana Williams will have more tonight at 5.

Later on 9News at 6:  Officials have released the names of the police officer that was killed and the deputies that were wounded in a shooting Saturday morning in Charenton.  WAFB's Cheryl Mercedes will have the latest tonight at 6.

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