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LSP: Officer involved shooting in Port Allen

Posted at 7:32 PM, Jul 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-25 22:49:07-04

UPDATE: LSP Spokesperson Taylor Scrantz said a sheriff's deputy was executing a search warrant at the motel.

"During the course of serving the warrant, a deputy discharged his firearm and struck a suspect. The suspect sustained fatal injuries," Scrantz added.


Louisiana State Police are investigating an officer involved shooting at a Port Allen motel, according to WBRZ.

Officials say the shooting happened at the Budget 7 Motel on Highway 190 in Port Allen.

This is an ongoing investigation.

Read WBRZ's story here.