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Standoff with suspect ends in shooting of 3 Kenner police officers | Crime/Police

Three Kenner police officers were shot and wounded during a standoff with a suspect involved in two earlier shootings. The suspect, 31-year-old Matthew Lathers, was wanted for a Kenner shooting and holdup. He was also the suspect in a double shooting that occurred early Sunday. The wounded officers were taken to a hospital, but their conditions were unclear. Neighbors reported hearing gunfire and observed a large police presence in the area. The standoff came to an end after SWAT officers entered the house, and authorities appeared to relax their posts.


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