Baton Rouge police identify officer involved in shooting of DWI suspect

Matthew Jackson

The Baton Rouge Police Department identified the officer involved in the early Sunday morning shooting of a suspected drunken driver as Matthew Jackson, a five-year veteran of the Police Department, said Cpl. Don Coppola Jr. in a news release Monday. Jackson is assigned to the uniform patrol bureau and is on administrative leave pending the investigation, Coppola… Continue reading →

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