More details surface following JPSO deputy-involved shooting in Marrero


UPDATE — Police have released more details in the investigation of a late-night shooting in Marrero.

On Friday, JPSO identified the suspect arrested in this incident as 52-year-old Marlon Boudoin of Marrero. He was arrested on the following charges:

  •  Two counts of attempted burglary
  • One count of theft
  • One count of attempted theft
  • One count of aggravated flight from an officer

The sheriff’s office reiterated that more charges are expected as the investigation continues. Boudin remains in the hospital where he is being treated for gunshot wounds.

JSPO also reports that one deputy was treated for a fractured hand when Boudoin allegedly rammed his vehicle into a patrol unit.

Finally, the latest details surrounding the events leading up to Boudoin’s arrested have surfaced. Police were working to apprehend Boudoin in connection to a series of attempted thefts and burglaries reported in Marrero Thursday evening:

  • 1. 2600 block of Barataria Boulevard — Around 7:45 p.m., police report a male in a green pickup truck was interrupted as he attempted to use a strap attached to the truck to pull open the doors of a business; he fled when confronted by the business owner
  • 2. 5200 block of Westbank Expressway — Around 8:15 p.m., a male in a dark colored truck attempted to pull open a propane cage in front of a business using a strap attached to the truck
  • 3. 4800 block of Westbank Expressway — Around 8:40 p.m.., a male in a green Chevrolet pickup truck was seen tying a strap to the front door of the business
  • 4. 7300 block of Westbank Expressway — Around 9:45 p.m.., a male loaded up a shopping cart with merchandise and then forced his way out of the store before fleeing in a truck

JPSO reports shortly after Boudoin reportedly fled the last location, he was located near the intersection of Gaden Road and Westbank Expressway.

A pursuit occurred shortly after when Boudoin reportedly attempted to harm deputies, which led deputies to fire their weapons.

Boudoin’s vehicle came to a rest in a ditch near the railroad tracks near Barataria and 4th Street. He was then arrested.

MARRERO, La. (WGNO) — An investigation is underway in Jefferson Parish after an officer-involved shooting on Thursday.

Sheriff Joseph Lopinto discussed the incident in a press conference around 12 midnight, describing how a police pursuit led to at least one person in the hospital.

Lopinto first reported that JPSO had responded to multiple burglary and theft attempts throughout the Parish’s 2nd and 3rd districts (see map here).

One witness provided a description of the suspect’s vehicle, which was last seen leaving the area of an incident on Westbank Expressway around 9:45 p.m.

Deputies attempted to stop the vehicle a short time later and the driver rammed one of their patrol units. JPSO reports at least one deputy fired at the driver. It was then that multiple interactions occurred between deputies and the driver, including the driver threatening to ram the deputies with gunfire.

The pursuit ended near the intersection of Barataria Boulevard and 4th Street in Marrero, where the driver was apprehended. It is unclear whether any deputies were injured.

The driver was transported to a local hospital for treatment of minor injuries. He remains in stable condition.

JPSO reports he will later be booked for multiple burglary and theft counts, along with counts of aggravated criminal damage, resisting by flight, and aggravated battery. Additional charges are likely to be filed.

Watch the full press conference below, courtesy of the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office (Facebook: @JeffParishSO).

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