State Police investigating officer involved shooting in East Feliciana Parish

Published 12:36 pm Saturday, May 22, 2021

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Norwood – On May 21st, 2021, The Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations was requested by the East Feliciana Parish Sheriff’s Office to investigate a shooting incident involving one of their deputies.

The preliminary investigation revealed shortly before 12:00 am, the Norwood Police Department responded to a domestic disturbance call on Shady Grove Lane and requested assistance from EFPSO deputies. As deputies and officers attempted to make contact with the suspect, the suspect refused verbal commands and brandished a firearm at a responding deputy. The deputy discharged his firearm and struck the suspect.

The suspect sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased on the scene. No officers or deputies were injured during the incident. This remains an ongoing investigation.