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State police investigate New Iberia shooting death

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Posted: Aug 26, 2010 12:01 PM by Trey Schmaltz
Updated: Aug 26, 2010 1:17 PM
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: Standoff, fatal, killed, Louisiana State Police

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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