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State police investigate New Iberia shooting death

5 years ago August 26, 2010 Aug 26, 2010 Thursday, August 26 2010 Thursday, August 26, 2010 11:01:52 AM CDT in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Trey Schmaltz

State Police are investigating a second officer-involved shooting.  A 50-year-old man was shot in New Iberia by Iberia Parish Sheriff's deputies Wednesday night.

Mark Haas was fatally shot during a standoff at his home.  Trooper Stephen Hammons said Haas walked out of his house, and started firing a rifle at deputies.  Deputies returned fire, killing him.

Deputies originally responded to the home in reference to a fight.

A Tangipahoa Parish man was killed by deputies during a standoff Thursday morning.

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