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Officer Involved Shooting

Amite, LA- (May 14, 2018) – Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports that around 10:00 p.m. last night, the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office was involved in an officer related shooting while responding to a domestic violence call at a residence on Taylor Creek Rd. in Amite, LA.

The incident resulted in the suspect being fatally injured and was pronounced deceased on scene by the Tangipahoa Parish Coroner’s Office.

The case is currently being investigated by the Louisiana State Police and no other information is available at this time.

“With all things considered, we are incredibly grateful and blessed that none of our deputies were injured during this incident," Edwards said. "I want to thank all first responders and law enforcement agencies who were on scene and offered their assistance.