In a statement released by the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office, Sheriff Mike Tregre said two St. John sheriff's deputies, 34-year-old Brandon Nielsen (left) and 27-year-old Jeremy Triche (right), were ambushed, shot, and killed early in the morning of Aug. 16.
The two deputies were searching for suspects who had earlier shot and injured another officer, 33-year-old Deputy Michael Scott Boyington. A fourth officer, 30-year-old Deputy Jason Triche, was also shot and injured during this incident.
Deputies Brandon Nielson (left) and Jeremy Triche
Author: Roomie Huh
Credit: St. John Parish Sheriff's Office