BATON ROUGE, La. – Police in Louisiana say a man suspected of shooting two police officers in Baton Rouge has died.
Baton Rouge police said Sunday that Calvin Smith, 22, of Baton Rouge died late Saturday at an area hospital.
The department said in a separate statement that the officers remain in stable condition. Police spokesman Cpl. Don Coppola said the officers' names could be released Monday.
The officers responded early Saturday to a domestic disturbance reported by a woman who knew Smith.
When police arrived, Smith drove off. The officers chased him. Police say that after less than two miles, Smith jumped out of his car with a rifle and shot the officers. They returned fire, hitting Smith.
Details about Smith's injuries and cause of death were not immediately available.