The Morehouse Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting and robbery that took place at Cooper Lake Grocery around 5:15 p.m.
The suspect, Barak Dale Milton of Church Point, Louisiana, arrived at the convenient store after robbing the Municipal Center. He drew a knife on the clerk, and a struggle ensued. The clerk drew a gun, and two shots were fired.
Milton was killed in the struggle. The clerk has been taken to a trauma center in Shreveport and is receiving treatment for her injuries.