05:43 GMT23 January 2021
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    A state trooper was shot in the head during a traffic stop in the US state of Louisiana, local media reported citing the police.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — An unidentified trooper was conducting a traffic stop and was shot during the interaction with a driver on Sunday, Louisiana State Police’s Mike Edmondson said as quoted by the WDSU television channel.

    "The suspect was subsequently detained by passing motorists as additional citizens rendered aid to the trooper until assistance arrived on the scene," Edmonson said as quoted by the channel.

    The incident is being investigated.

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