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LSP: Woman killed by St. John deputy

3 years 3 months 1 week ago January 24, 2013 Jan 24, 2013 Thursday, January 24 2013 Thursday, January 24, 2013 10:28:00 AM CST in News
Source: Associated Press

LAPLACE- State police are investigating a fatal shooting involving St. John the Baptist Parish deputies.

Trooper Nick Manale says a deputy stopped the woman for a traffic violation around 3:30 a.m. Thursday. Manale says as the deputy approached the car, the woman flashed a gun and fled the scene.

A short time later the woman pulled up to a house near LaPlace.

As deputies arrived at the scene, Manale says the woman fired a shot in the direction of officers.

He says deputies returned fire, fatally injuring the woman.

The woman's name has not been released.

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