State Trooper shoots Harvey man during Kenner traffic stop


KENNER – A Louisiana State Trooper shot a suspect during a traffic stop in Kenner.

The incident happened at the intersection of Veterans Boulevard and Roosevelt Boulevard around 10 p.m. on October 16.

According to the State Police, Troopers were attempting a traffic stop when shots were fired.

Thirty-four-year-old Allen Cazabon III was hit at least once and taken to University Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries, where he is listed in stable condition,

No Troopers were injured during the incident.

Cazabon has been arrested and charged with aggravated assault upon a peace officer with a motor vehicle, resisting arrest with force and aggravated criminal damage to property, according to LSP spokesperson Melissa Matey.

Cazabon has active felony warrants from Jefferson Parish for narcotics violations, Matey said.

Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations New Orleans Field office is investigating the incident.

The investigation is active and ongoing.