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Sheriff's Office holds presser about accused deputy shooter

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Posted: Apr 9, 2010 6:28 PM
Updated: Apr 9, 2010 6:43 PM
Source: WBRZ

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Topics: East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, DeWayne Steward, shooting, suspect, Baton Rouge, Darrow, Ascension Parish, Sid Gautreaux, deputy

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office held a press conference Tuesday evening to discuss the death of the man accused of shooting a deputy earlier this week during a traffic stop.

DeWayne Steward was tracked to a trailer in Darrow Friday afternoon and cornered by deputies from both East Baton Rouge and Ascension parishs. After a standoff, Steward shot and killed himself.

Sheriff Sid Gautreaux addressed the media about the investigation.

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