EBR Sheriff's deputy shot on the job

POSTED: Wednesday, April 7, 2010 - 7:31am

UPDATED: Friday, June 4, 2010 - 12:00am

A deputy for the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's office was shot Tuesday night.

Officials said it happened around 11:00 p.m., near the Meadowbend subdivision.

A male deputy was conducting a traffic stop, when someone started shooting. The deputy was rushed to the emergency room, but is expected to recover.

Deputies said, they have identified the shooter.