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Police: Man fatally shot during encounter with deputies

3 months 1 week 10 hours ago Tuesday, June 13 2017 Jun 13, 2017 June 13, 2017 6:05 PM June 13, 2017 in News
Source: Associated Press
ST. MARTINVILLE - Authorities say deputies in Louisiana shot and killed a man while trying to serve an arrest warrant.
  
Louisiana State Police Trooper Brooks David says St. Martin Parish sheriff's deputies were serving the warrant late Monday at a home in Cade when they encountered a man armed with a gun.
  
David says state police investigators are trying to determine how many deputies fired shots at the man, who died at a local hospital. No other information about the shooting was immediately released.
  
The Advocate reports that St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Ginny Higgins referred all questions about the shooting to the state police.

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