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Authorities to address Vermilion Parish deputy shooting

1 year ago June 24, 2014 Jun 24, 2014 Tuesday, June 24 2014 Tuesday, June 24, 2014 11:03:30 AM CDT in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Brock Sues

ABBEVILLE - State Police and the Vermillion Parish Sheriff's Office announced a press conference to be held today at 1 p.m. following the shooting death of a Vermillion Parish Sheriff's deputy on Monday.

Deputy Allen Bares Jr. witnessed suspicious activity in the Abbeville neighborhood where he was mowing grass on his off day, called authorities to report the activity and was later found shot dead.

Two suspects in the shooting, 19-year-old Baylon Taylor and 20-year-old Quintylan Richard, were arrested early Tuesday morning and remain in custody, according to law enforcement.

Check WBRZ.com this afternoon after the press conference for updates as details are released.

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