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Off-Duty Deputy Shot in Lafayette Parish

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Posted at 3:47 PM, Jul 09, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-09 17:10:22-04

LAFAYETTE PARISH- Authorities are investigating a shooting involving a St. Landry Parish deputy.

According to officials, the deputy was off-duty when an unknown suspect shot him near I-49 in Lafayette Parish on Saturday.

The deputy was transported to a hospital where he is recovering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound.

A suspect has been identified and law enforcement is searching for him at this time.