Police officer, one stabbing victim in Louisiana mini mart attack died

Aug 26, 2015, 3:36 PM | Updated: 7:17 pm
(Instagram Photo/@1bold_beauty)...
(Instagram Photo/@1bold_beauty)
(Instagram Photo/@1bold_beauty)

A police officer who was shot and one stabbing victim, both who were attacked Wednesday inside of a Louisiana mini mart, have died, officials said.

Officer Henry Nelson, 51, and Shameka Johnson, 40, died Wednesday after a brutal attack in a convenience store near Martin Luther King Drive and Interstate 49 in Sunset, Louisiana, about 15 miles north of Lafayette.

The condition of the two other stabbing victims are unknown, but they are still hospitalized.

St. Landry Parish Sheriff Bobby Guidroz said 35-year-old Harrison Lee Wiley Jr. stabbed two people at a convenience store near Martin Luther King Drive and Interstate 49 in Sunset, Louisiana, about 15 miles north of Lafayette. When police responded, an officer was shot.

Wiley then fled the scene, driving a few blocks before ramming his car through the front doors of another nearby convenience store. He then barricaded himself inside of a small room for a time before being arrested. He was unhurt.

SWAT worked to get through the door, which Wiley blocked with an iron bar.

“We’re not going to stand here and beg him to come out all night, so we’re going to go in and get him,” Guidroz said.

Officers were seen in battle gear and heard yelling into a megaphone.

An armored vehicle was also on the scene.

Wiley’s brother helped police negotiate the suspect’s surrender. He will be charged with first-degree murder.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Lifetime Windows & Doors

General News

FILE - Construction crews install new border wall sections seen from Tijuana, Mexico., Jan. 9, 2019...
Associated Press

Judge: Suit by group critical of immigration can proceed

A group calling for sharply limiting immigration has scored a legal victory in its federal lawsuit arguing the Biden administration violated environmental law when it halted construction of the U.S. southern border wall and sought to undo other immigration policies by former President Donald Trump.
21 hours ago
Former Vice President Mike Pence gestures during the "Politics and Eggs" breakfast gathering, Wedne...
Associated Press

Pence tells GOP to stop lashing out at FBI over Trump search

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Former Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday implored fellow Republicans to stop lashing out at the FBI over the search of Donald Trump’s Florida home and denounced calls by some of the former president’s allies to defund the FBI, saying that was “just as wrong” as a push by Democratic activists […]
21 hours ago
Rudy Giuliani arrives at the Fulton County Courthouse on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022, in Atlanta.  Giu...
Associated Press

Giuliani says he ‘satisfied’ obligation with Ga. grand jury

ATLANTA (AP) — Rudy Giuliani said Wednesday that he had “satisfied his obligation” after facing hours of questioning Wednesday before a special grand jury in Atlanta as a target of an investigation into attempts by former President Donald Trump and others to overturn his 2020 election defeat in Georgia. In an interview with The Associated […]
21 hours ago
This image released by Sony Pictures shows Daisy Edgar-Jones in a scene from "Where the Crawdads Si...
Gayle Bass

Movie reviews from some of summer 2022’s biggest films

Mrs. Harris wants to add a bit of couture to her closet, Marcel is the sweetest squatter you'll ever meet and a murder mystery in the marshes.
2 days ago
Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., speaks Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022, at an Election Day gathering in Jackson, Wy...
Associated Press

Liz Cheney defeated in Wyoming GOP primary by Trump-backed Hageman

Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney, Donald Trump’s fiercest Republican adversary in Congress, was defeated in a GOP primary Tuesday, falling to a rival backed by the former president in a contest that reinforced his grip on the party’s base.
2 days ago
FILE - Kim M. Smith, leader of the Utah Deaf Hospital Rights movement and president of the Utah Ass...
Associated Press

Over-the-counter hearing aids expected this fall in US

WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of Americans will be able to buy hearing aids without a prescription later this fall, under a long-awaited rule finalized Tuesday. The regulation creates a new class of hearing aids that don’t require a medical exam, a prescription and other specialty evaluations, the Food and Drug Administration said. That’s expected to […]
2 days ago

Sponsored Articles

(Courtesy Condor)...
Condor Airlines

Condor Airlines shows passion for destinations from Sky Harbor with new-look aircraft

Condor Airlines brings passion to each flight and connects people to their dream destinations throughout the world.
...
CANVAS ANNUITY

Best retirement savings rates hit 4.30%

Maximize your retirement savings with guaranteed fixed rates up to 4.30%. Did you know there is a financial product that can give you great interest rates as you build your retirement savings and provide you with a paycheck for life once you retire? It might sound too good to be true but it is not; this product is called an annuity.
...
Carla Berg, MHS, Deputy Director, Public Health Services, Arizona Department of Health Services

Update your child’s vaccines before kindergarten

So, your little one starts kindergarten soon. How exciting! You still have a few months before the school year starts, so now’s the time to make sure students-to-be have the vaccines needed to stay safe as they head into a new chapter of life.
Police officer, one stabbing victim in Louisiana mini mart attack died