Dejuan Guillory was shot by an Evangeline Parish Sheriff deputy around 4:30 this morning on Chad Lane in Mamou, according to Louisiana State Police.
Troopers say the deputy was responding to an attempted burglary when he came upon Guillory.
“An altercation occurred in which time Mr. Guillory was shot and pronounced dead at the scene,” said Master Trooper Daniel “Scott” Moreau. “The deputy received injuries as well and was transported to a local hospital where he remains in stable condition.”
Louisiana State Police are investigating a deputy-involved shooting where one person is dead.
The shooting happened on Reed Cemetery Road in Mamou this morning.
Troopers say an Evangeline Parish Sheriff’s Deputy was injured and transported to a local hospital.
They are not sure at this time if the injury is from a gun shot wound.
Troopers say one person on scene is dead, and they have another person in custody.
We have crew en route and will have an update as soon as one becomes available.