Crime

Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries agent shot multiple times

An agent with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries was shot multiple times during a traffic stop early Saturday morning.

Tyler Wheeler, 25, of the LDWF enforcement division, had pulled over a vehicle in the southbound lane of highway 165 between Bastrop and Sterlington when he was shot, according to a news release. The shooting occurred just after 2 a.m.

The extent of Wheeler's injuries is unknown at this time. Wheeler, of Monroe, has been an LDWF agent for over two years, and is married with one child.

For more on this story, visit The Advocate’s website.

  Comments