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One person is dead after an alleged convenience store robbery in Bastrop ended in gunfire.

The sheriff tells us 41-year-old Barak Milton of church point has died. 

A female clerk has been taken to Oshner-Health in Shreveport for gunshot wounds.

The first deputy to arrive found both outside the Cooper Lake Grocery lying on the ground.

Milton was pronounced dead at the scene.

We’ll have more on this story as details come in.

Chateri Payne wrote that becoming a Shreveport police officer was a chance to stand tall in her dreams.

Less than two months later, four gunshots have taken her life.

Officer Payne was off-duty, but in uniform and heading out to begin her overnight shift when she was shot on midway avenue in Shreveport’s Caddo Heights neighborhood.

Investigators believe she was unable to fire her weapon.

Police Chief Ben Raymond says they now have some information on suspects.

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