PINEVILLE, La. (AP) — An FBI agent was wounded, an Ohio homicide suspect was killed and the woman he was accused of abducting was found safe following a shooting at a Louisiana hotel while the agent was executing a search warrant.
The wounded agent was taken to a hospital after the shooting Tuesday in Pineville, Louisiana, the FBI said Wednesday during a news conference in Ohio. The agent’s condition was not known.READ MORE: Man In Critical Condition After Shooting In Pitcairn
Authorities were searching for James Hawley, 47, of Cleveland, and Nichole Bronowski, 45. The Akron, Ohio, Children’s Hospital nurse had been missing since her mother, Norma Matko, 69, was found shot and killed on Thanksgiving in Matko’s Ohio home.
Authorities said Hawley and Bronowski had a previous relationship, although they did not elaborate on the extent of it.READ MORE: Three Victims Recovering, Suspect In Custody After Shooting In Mall Parking Lot
“She has been through a lot. She is going to need time to heal from this ordeal,” said Cuyahoga Falls Police Chief Jack Davis.
“We couldn’t have asked for a better result than her being alive,” said Davis.MORE NEWS: Shopping Around For Better Rates On Utilities
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