**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.
See below for the initial news release.
TROOP A 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.
TPR Christian Reed
Louisiana State Police – Troop A
Public Affairs Section
Office: (225) 754-8524