Taniel Cole (Louisiana hospital Shooter) Biography – Taniel Cole Wiki
Shreveport Police announced on Twitter on Wednesday afternoon that Taniel Cole, 41, of Farmerville, Louisiana, was taken into custody by Mississippi state troopers.
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One man was shot in the leg, police spokeswoman Sgt. Angie Willhite told news outlets. She said the wound is not believed to be life-threatening.
Authorities were caught in a gunfight early Wednesday at a hospital in northern Louisiana, close to the Alabama line in southern Mississippi.
Shreveport police, SWAT and hostage negotiation teams on Wednesday around 5:30 a.m. Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport – St. She reported that they went to the Mary Medical Center and a man was shot in the leg. The wound is not believed to be life threatening.
Authorities say a statewide search has begun for Cole, identified as a possible hit man. Authorities did not immediately say any charges he might face.
Police did not say whether the victim who was shot was a hospital employee or a patient. Officials said more information will be announced later.