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State Police investigating deputy-involved shooting in LaSalle Parish

State Police
Posted at 12:26 PM, Sep 25, 2020

State Police say they are investigating a deputy-involved shooting that occurred Thursday night in LaSalle Parish.

Troopers say their Bureau of Investigations/Alexandria Field Office responded to the shooting around 10:00 pm in the Whitehall community on September 24. The shooting involved a LaSalle Parish Sheriff's Deputy.

A preliminary investigation revealed that the LPSO had secured a domestic violence warrant for the suspect, identified as 29-year-old Jessie A. Hudnall of Whitehall.

Troopers say that when deputies attempted to serve the warrant Hudnall fled to a residence and barricaded himself inside.

During the incident, Hudnall and deputies reportedly exchanged gunfire and Hudnall was struck.

He was transported to a local hospital where he died of his injuries.

State Police say that one LPSO deputy sustained minor injuries and was transported to a local hospital.

The investigation remains active and ongoing. Troopers say that no further information is available at this time.

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