Monday evening a meeting was held for family, friends, and community members upset over the recent shooting death of a Breaux Bridge Teen. Darnesha Harris was shot and killed by a police officer last Sunday. And since then, there's been outrage in the community.
Community members gathered tonight at the Carl Williams Memorial Park in Breaux Bridge. They are protesting the police officer's actions the night Darnesha Harris was killed. Many are outraged the teen was shot to death, saying there were several other ways the situation could have been handled. As a recap, authorities say Harris was shot after hitting a Breaux Bridge police unit head on before hitting parked cars and a pedestrian. As of now, state police have taken over the investigation, looking into all the circumstances of this officer involved shooting.