Suspect Arrested In Fatal Shooting Of Mandeville Police Officer

Officials say they have taken a suspect into custody in connection with the fatal shooting of a police officer on Friday.

Police confirmed that 21-year-old Mark Spicer of Covington was arrested over the weekend and charged with multiple counts including first-degree murder of a police officer.

Spicer is accused of killing Mandeville Police Captain Vincent Liberto, Jr. (pictured) and wounding another officer following a high-speed chase along U.S. 190.

This is the first time a Mandeville police officer has been killed in the line of duty since 1958.

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