Officials looking for motorcyclist after shots allegedly fired at officer during chase

Officials looking for motorcyclist after shots allegedly fired at officer during chase

DENHAM SPRINGS, LA (WAFB) - Investigators are actively searching for a motorcyclist who allegedly fired several shots at an officer during a chase Monday evening.

The incident happened near Juban Road and LA 16 in Denham Springs around 6:15 p.m.

Louisiana State Police reported an officer with the Department of Public Safety was chasing the motorcycle when the driver allegedly turned around and fired shots towards the officer.

The motorcyclist has not been caught.

Louisiana State Police officials describe him as white and heavily tattooed. They said he was riding a red, orange, and black motorcycle and was wearing a helmet with a purple mohawk on it. Troopers added they do not believe he is of any threat to the public at this time.

(Source: WAFB)

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