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Police identify suspect killed in officer stabbing

4 years 3 weeks 17 hours ago April 08, 2013 Apr 8, 2013 Monday, April 08 2013 April 08, 2013 5:07 PM in News
Source: Baton Rouge Police Department
By: Russell Jones

BATON ROUGE - Authorities identified the man shot and killed by Baton Rouge Police today during a confrontation in which investigators said he stabbed two officers.

Detectives said Bradford Louis Etheredge, 37, died after the incident at his residence on N. 24th Street just after 1 p.m. Monday.

Police said two officers responded to reports of a disturbance there between Etheredge and another person. When police intervened they said Etheredge stabbed them, and they fatally shot him in response.

The two officers were taken to a nearby hospital for their injuries, which investigators said were not life-threatening.

BRPD said the incident was still under investigation.


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