WBRSO: Deputy who shot Josef Richardson is back on duty


Josef Richardson was shot and killed on July 25 in Port Allen.

A little over 40 days after the shooting, the West Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office confirms that the deputy who shot Josef Richardson is back at work.

Lawyers representing the man shot and killed by a West Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Deputy filed a lawsuit on Wednesday.

The lawsuit was filed in response to the deadly shooting of Josef Richardson.

A coroner’s report confirmed that Richardson was shot in the back of the neck.

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