**UPDATE** Louisiana State Police Investigate Deputy Involved Shooting in East Feliciana Parish

Published: 01-29-2023 | Category: Troop A

**UPDATE** Louisiana State Police Investigate Deputy Involved Shooting in East Feliciana Parish
Anyone with information and/or pictures and video are urged to share that information with LSP Detectives by calling (225) 925-3703.
In addition to the option above, citizens can anonymously report information through the Louisiana State Police online reporting system by visiting https://dpsweb.dps.louisiana.gov/suspicious.nsf/WebForm?OpenForm or calling the LSP Fusion Center Hotline at 1-800-434-8007.
See below for the initial news release.
January 29, 2023
Louisiana State Police Investigating Deputy-Involved Shooting in East Feliciana Parish
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.  

Contact Information:
TPR Christian Reed   
Louisiana State Police – Troop A
Public Affairs Section
Office: (225) 754-8524