State Police investigating deadly officer-involved shooting


IOTA, La. (KLFY)– Louisiana State Police say they’re investigating an officer-involved shooting in Iota.

Investigators say that around 10 Wednesday night, Iota police officers were dispatched to a residence on 4th Street.

They say as officers arrived at the location, they found a man sitting in a vehicle and armed with a gun.

Investigators say during the encounter, the suspect was shot by at least one officer. He was transported to a hospital where he died.

They say no officers were injured.

State Police say the investigation is ongoing.

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