Louisiana State Police Investigating Officer Involved Shooting

Amite, La. - Louisiana State Police are investigating an officer involved shooting.

The incident happened on Sunday in Tangipahoa Parish.

The preliminary investigation revealed that at approximately 10:03 PM, Deputies were dispatched to the residence in reference to a domestic disturbance where the suspect was threatening family members with a weapon.  When the Deputies arrived on scene, they made contact with the suspect and during the encounter shots were fired.  The suspect was fatally injured and was pronounced deceased by the Tangipahoa Parish Coroner’s Office.    

Police say the investigation is ongoing into the incident.


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