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The Latest: Police ID man in fatal shootout with deputies

BATON ROUGE, La. — The Latest on a fatal rampage shooting in Louisiana (all times local):

10:30 a.m.

Authorities in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, have released the identities of the attacker and the victim in the case of a man who shot a woman and threw her body out of a car before he died in a shootout with sheriff's deputies.

Casey Rayborn Hicks is a spokeswoman for the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's office. Hicks says 30-year-old April Peck suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital Sunday night.

Hicks says Peck was killed by 48-year-old Terrell Walker, who died after a shootout with sheriff's deputies.

Deputies say Walker shot Peck and threw her out of a car. They say a handful of passers-by stopped to help the woman.

Deputies say Walker returned, running over two of the by-standers, including a 17-year-old, before stepping from his vehicle and opening fire, wounding one. The gunman then drove off, crashing into an ambulance as he fled.

Walker was later shot by deputies when he refused to show his hands.

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12:45 a.m.

An official in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, says a man who fatally shot a woman and ran over two bystanders with his car before crashing into an ambulance has died following a shootout with sheriff's deputies.

Maj. Bryan White, chief of detectives for the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Department, tells The Advocate (http://bit.ly/2fCHYjg ) that the 48-year-old man fired at deputies Sunday night when they demanded he show his hands. They shot the man, who fled into a wooded area near Interstate 10. He was captured and died en route to the hospital.

White says that earlier Sunday evening the man fatally shot the woman and threw her out of a car. He shot and injured another person and ran over two bystanders — including a 17-year-old emergency medical trainee.

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Information from: The Advocate, http://theadvocate.com