Sunshine Bridge back open after suicide attempt

The suspect is in custody after several hours in standoff.

Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office Hostage Negotiator talked down a suspect from an armed robbery from the Sunshine Bridge shortly before 5:30 p.m.

The suspect was identified as 25-year-old Darrin Miller, from DeRidder.

He will be transported to a nearby hospital for evaluation and will later be booked on charges of armed robbery and attempted first-degree murder.

The Sunshine Bridge is now back open.