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LSP investigating fatal shooting involving Houma police

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Posted at 8:52 AM, Nov 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-02 17:17:12-04

UPDATE: Louisiana State Police are investigating a shooting in Houma Monday afternoone that left one man dead.

At approximately 4:11 p.m., the Houma Police Department was called to Downtown Court, where they found Johnny McGee, 36. When the first officer arrived on the scene, police say he charged at him with a screwdriver. The officer told him to stop and backed away, and another officer arrived. McGee allegedly raised his arm with the screwdriver in his hand, and one of the officers fired. McGee was shot and transported to a local hospital where he died.

No officers were hurt.

Louisiana State Police is the lead investigating agency. The Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office assisted with processing the scene. As the investigation continues and evidence is processed, additional information will be released, troopers say.

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