Louisiana State Police have confirmed a male subject shot by an Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office deputy has died.
Trooper Brooks David says the Iberia Parish Coroner's Office pronounced 33 year old Coty Champagne dead late Saturday night.
Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office received a call around 8 p.m. Saturday... more »
Just after 8 p.m. Saturday, July 12, Iberia Parish Sheriff's Deputies responded to a domestic disturbance in the 400 block of Evangeline Street in New Iberia.
According to Louisiana State Police, an Iberia Parish Sheriff Deputy was put into a deadly encounter when a male subject came to the... more »
Sunday's shooting involving a police officer isn't the first, and won't be the last incident where a law enforcement officer opens fire on a suspect. In all, there have been at least seven officer involved shootings in the past year across Acadiana, dating from December 2011 to December 2012.
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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A documentary about an inmate on Florida's death row says the convicted killer might have been involved in the murder of O.J. Simpson's wife and her friend. The Investigation Discovery show, "My Brother the Serial Killer," will be broadcast Wednesday. The film is a look at... more »
A twenty one year old Carencro male is dead after an officer involved shooting in Lafayette.
This all happening around 9:30 Friday night at Campus Crossings Apartments on Theatre Street, off of Congress Street, near the Cajun Dome. Officers were called to the complex for an alleged armed robbery.... more »
Iberia Parish- The following Iberia Parish deputies were involved in a shooting that took place on the night of August 25, 2010: Deputy Brett Broussard, Deputy Jeff Schmidt, Deputy Paul Venable, Deputy Ben LaSalle and Deputy Wade Bergeron. Louisiana State Police detectives, with the Lafayette Field Office were requested by... more »
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Scott police have arrested a 30-year-old Carencro man in connection with a fatal accident Sunday morning. Police tell The Advocate that the crash killed 32-year-old Harold Sonnier Jr. of Lafayette Parish. Police Chief Chad Leger said Sonnier was a passenger in a vehicle driven by Michael... more »