Two Subjects Arrested Following Deputy-Involved Shooting in Terrebonne Parish
Published 2:04 pm Tuesday, June 14, 2022
Houma – On June 13, 2022, Troopers with the Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations arrested two subjects following the investigation of a deputy-involved shooting that occurred in Terrebonne Parish on June 3, 2022.
After obtaining an arrest warrant, Troopers booked Joshua Babin into the Terrebonne Parish Correctional Complex following his release from the hospital on the charge of Aggravated Assault with a Firearm.
The investigation also found the firearm Babin had possession of was purchased fraudulently. Due to Babin being under 21-years-old, Federal regulations did not permit him from purchasing a handgun on his own. Chaz Boudreaux Jr., 21-years-old of Houma, had purchased the firearm for Babin. During the purchasing process, Boudreaux did not disclose Babin would be the recipient of the firearm. Investigators obtained an arrest warrant for Boudreaux who was also booked into the Terrebonne Parish Correctional Complex on the charge of Fraudulent Firearm and/or Ammunition Purchase.
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June 4, 2022
Louisiana State Police Investigating Deputy-Involved
Shooting in Terrebonne Parish
Houma – On June 3, 2022, shortly before midnight, Louisiana State Police was requested by the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office to investigate a shooting incident involving one of their deputies. Detectives assigned to the Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations are investigating the incident.
The initial investigation revealed at approximately 11:00 p.m., the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office received a complaint of narcotics activity occurring at a residence in the 300 block of Grace Street. As deputies arrived at the residence, 18-year-old Joshua Babin of Houma approached the door with a firearm in his hand. A deputy gave commands for Babin to drop the firearm, but he pointed the weapon towards the deputy. This resulted in a deputy discharging their service weapon and striking Babin.
Babin was transported to University Medical Center by Acadian Ambulance with non-life threatening injuries. The deputies were uninjured and no other injuries were reported during the incident.
Louisiana State Police is the lead investigating agency and the Houma Police Department assisted with processing the scene. The investigation remains active and ongoing. Further information will be released as it becomes available.