Officer Hauck was shot and killed while attempting to arrest an escapee from the parish prison. The suspect had gained possession of security guard's gun after he assaulted her. the suspect was being chased by Officer Hauck and other officers. As Officer Hauck reached for his handcuffs after cornering the suspect, the man opened fire, killing Officer Hauck. Another officer shot and wounded the suspect. The suspect was transported to a local hospital where he died 13 hours later.