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Jefferson Parish Deputy Fatally Shoots Man While Responding to a Call

JPSO authorities say a deputy fatally shot a man while responding to a stabbing late Saturday night.

The incident happened in the Bucktown area along Pier Avenue.

Authorities say one of the responding deputies shot 29-year-old Noah Scott after Scott had stabbed 26-year-old Jessica Broussard to death. They say Scott was armed with a knife and lunged towards the deputy.

The incident is now under investigation. As of tonight JPSO investigators are not releasing the officers name.

 

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