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Cope indicted in deadly shooting of SPD officer

Posted: Updated: May 28, 2011 12:04 AM CDT

Shreveport, LA (KSLA)- The man accused of opening fire and killing Shreveport Police Sgt. Timothy Prunty in October has been indicted by a Caddo Parish grand jury Thursday.  

Christopher Brian Cope, was indicted for one count of first degree murder and two counts of attempted first degree murder in the death of Sgt. Prunty.

Cope is accused of opening fire and killing Sgt. Prunty while he was speaking to a Circle-K employee. The shooting happened on Sunday October 23 around 3 am.  

Cope is scheduled for arraignment in Caddo Parish District Court on Monday, Dec. 6.

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