Sheriff’s Deputy Involved Fatal Shooting in LaPlace

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lsp_link Louisiana State Police are investigating a St. John the Parish Sheriff’s deputy  involved in a fatal shooting on 2nd Street in LaPlace. State Police say the incident occurred around 1:30 a.m. on Thursday when 60-year-old Barbara Lasare, fled from the deputy and pulled out a gun and fired one shot. The deputy then shot and killed the woman.

Lasare is from Boutte, LA and was pronounced dead at a local hospital.