LSP investigating officer-involved shooting in Houma


HOUMA, LA. – An early morning officer-involved shooting in Houma leaves one man dead.

The incident occurred in the area of Stovall and Harris Street around 3:15 this morning. The Houma Police Department and Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office were called to investigate a shooting. Louisiana State Police say when law enforcement got there, they were confronted by an armed man.

The armed man was identified as 43-year-old Cory Conell Truxillo of Thibodaux. The incident escalated, leading officers and deputies to open fire. Truxillo sustained a gunshot wound and was transported to an area hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries. No officers or deputies were injured during the incident.

As more information becomes available, we will update


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