Published: 09-02-2023 | Category: Troop G
REGION 3 NEWS RELEASE
September 2, 2023
UPDATE: Louisiana State Police Investigating Deputy-Involved Shooting in Caddo Parish
Caddo Parish – On Wednesday, August 30, 2023, at approximately 2:30 a.m., Investigators with the Louisiana State Police (LSP) Bureau of Investigations (BOI) were requested by the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office (CPSO) to investigate a deputy-involved shooting that occurred in the 4000 block area of Old Mooringsport Road.
The initial investigation revealed that deputies responded to a 911 call at approximately 1:50 a.m., where the caller described a suspicious situation that was possibly a domestic dispute in progress. As deputies arrived on scene, they encountered gunfire from a male subject in the area. As deputies engaged the male subject, he was struck and later pronounced deceased at the scene. As deputies cleared the property, they discovered a deceased female inside the residence.
The scene was processed jointly by CPSO and LSP’s crime scene technicians. Based on evidence located at the scene, LSP investigators can confirm that the female was deceased prior to the deputy-involved shooting. LSP investigators continue to work diligently in conducting a thorough investigation.
LSP-BOI is lead on both the deputy-involved shooting and the homicide.
See below for the initial news release from August 30, 2023.
Caddo Parish - Earlier this morning, at approximately 1:50 a.m., the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to a domestic dispute in the 4000 block of Old Mooringsport Road. Deputies arrived on scene and encountered a male subject. During that encounter, shots were exchanged. The subject was struck and was later pronounced deceased on scene. No deputies were injured during this incident.
As deputies cleared the property, they discovered a deceased female inside the residence.
The Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office requested Louisiana State Police to investigate this deputy-involved shooting. LSP Investigators are working diligently to process this crime scene and gather further information.
This is an active scene, please utilize alternate routes around the area to allow for the movement of emergency vehicles and investigative personnel.
Anyone with information and/or pictures and video are urged to share that information with LSP Investigators by calling 318-741-2735.
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.
Information will be updated as it becomes available.
TPR LeAnn Hodges
Louisiana State Police
Public Affairs - Troop G
Office: (318) 741-7409