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Officer involved shooting in Lafayette February 2020

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LAFAYETTE - Louisiana State Police are investigating a shooting involving two Lafayette Police Officers and 40-year-old Jeremy Todd Baham.

The initial investigation revealed that on Monday evening, two officers with the Lafayette Police Department were dispatched to an apartment complex located in the 1000 block of Kaliste Saloom Road in reference to a disturbance involving a gun.

While at the complex, Baham approached the officers and a physical confrontation ensued leading to Baham being shot and fatally wounded. 

The officer involved in the incident sustained non-life threatening injuries and was treated by medical personnel. Baham was pronounced dead at the scene.

This article will updated as state police proceed with their investigation into the shooting. 


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