Two dead and two injured after attack in Louisiana

Two people have died and another injured after a double stabbing and a shooting in Louisiana, USA.

The attack happened in Sunset, Louisiana Credit: Google Maps

A man has been taken into custody after being wrestled out of a gas station mini-mart's back office in the town of Sunset, where he had holed up just two blocks from where the attack took place.

A Sunset police officer was shot while responding to reports that two people had been stabbed, according to BNO News.

Acadian Ambulance Service reportedly confirmed two people had died, and two others - including the suspect - had been injured.