UPDATE 8/30 7:19 pm: Louisiana State Police released more information regarding the pursuit and shootout on Aug 26, that involved multiple law enforcement agencies.

According to authorities, a deputy initiated a traffic stop on a Lexus sedan for an equipment violation at approximately 11:15 p.m. on LA Hwy 27 near Hackberry. During the encounter the suspect, Spencer J. Wilson, 34, of Jacksonville, Texas drove away from the traffic stop while firing a weapon at the deputy, officials said.

Wilson led a pursuit northbound on LA 27 and passed through several streets in Carlyss and Sulphur, according to authorities. Officers said as Wilson approached Island road and LA 108 he traveled off the road sticking a ditch. He proceeded to cross over LA 108 and crashed into another ditch.

Officials said Wilson then exited the vehicle and continued firing at officers, in which at least five officers returned fire as he moved to a nearby open field firing with a fully automatic rifle. Wilson was later located with a self-inflicted gunshot wound and pronounced dead at the scene by the Calcasieu Parish Coroner’s Office, according to authorities.

A female passenger was discovered to also be in the Lexus, who was interviewed and released, said officials.

A Sulphur officer received a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to the head during the incident and has been treated and released, said officials. No other officers were injured.

The Louisiana State Police Force Investigation Unit is leading the investigation and said further information will be released when it becomes available.

ORGINAL STORY 8/27: VINTON, La. (KLFY) — Cameron Parish Sheriff’s Office has requested Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigation to investigate an officer-involved shooting in Calcasieu Parish.

The shooting occurred at the intersection of Gum Island Road and LA Hwy 108 in Calcasieu Parish. The incident came after a traffic stop that then led the Cameron Parish Sheriff’s Office, Louisiana State Police, Sulphur Police Department, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office and Vinton Police Department in a pursuit.

During and at the end of the pursuit, an exchange of gunfire occurred. The subject was pronounced dead on the scene. At least one officer sustained injuries during the incident.

LSP Force Investigation Unit, LSP Investigators, and LSP Crime Lab Technicians are working to process this crime scene and gather further information.

This is an active scene; please utilize alternate routes around the area to allow for the movement of emergency vehicles and investigative personnel.

Anyone with information and/or pictures and video are urged to share that information with LSP Investigators by calling 337-304-3994.