State Police now investigating Acadia Parish officer-involved shooting

Acadia Parish

CROWLEY, La (KLFY) — An officer-involved shooting incident that happened Sunday, July 25 in Crowley is now being investigated by State Police.

The preliminary investigation has revealed that at approximately 12:15 p.m., APSO deputies responded to a residence on Kathy Meadows Lane in Crowley in reference to a subject wanted for questioning in a homicide investigation by the Jennings Police Department. 

Deputies also discovered that same subject had an active warrant out of Acadia Parish.

Upon coming into contact with the subject at his apartment, a deputy was shot. At least one deputy on the scene returned fire as the deputies established a perimeter around the residence.

After several unsuccessful attempts were made to establish a dialog with the subject, entry was made into the residence by the APSO SWAT team.

The subject was located and discovered to be deceased. The deputy was transported to a local hospital for treatment of his injuries and was last reported to be in stable condition. 

Louisiana State Police Crime Lab processed the scene. This is an active investigation and information will be released as the investigative process continues.

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