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Louisiana State Police Investigating Deputy-Involved Shooting in East Feliciana Parish

East Feliciana Parish deputy injured in officer-involved shooting, suspect also injured



Ethel – Yesterday evening, Detectives with the Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigation were requested by the East Feliciana Parish Sheriff’s Office to investigate a deputy involved shooting, which occurred on Payne Road in Ethel.

One subject was shot and one deputy has been injured.

The preliminary investigation revealed that at approximately 7:30 p.m., a deputy initiated a traffic stop on a Honda Accord.

During the stop, the vehicle struck the deputy. In response, the deputy discharged his service weapon, striking the driver.

Both the driver and the deputy were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment of their minor to moderate injuries.

Louisiana State Police is the lead investigating agency into this deputy-involved shooting.

The investigation remains active and ongoing. Further information will be released as it becomes available.