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14-year-old shot by South Louisiana sheriff's deputy

2 years 3 months 4 weeks ago September 23, 2014 Sep 23, 2014 Tuesday, September 23 2014 September 23, 2014 9:20 PM in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Trey Schmaltz

HOUMA- State Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting where a teenager was shot and killed Tuesday evening.

WWL TV, the news partner of WBRZ in the New Orleans region, reported on its website the shooting happened on Kirkglen Loop before 7 p.m. The street is southeast of downtown Houma.

According to State Police, a Terrebonne Parish deputy opened fire after discovering several teens when responding to a robbery possibly involving suspects with weapons.  A State Police spokesman told WWL TV, what happened next is still under investigation but that the deputy did shoot and kill a 14-year-old.

Two other teens and an 18-year-old were taken into custody at the scene.  A fourth person was able to run away, State Police said.

A weapon was found near the body of the teenager.

This story is likely to develop overnight.  Check back for updates.
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IMAGE: WWLTV.com

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