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State Police say shortly after 8 p. As LPD officers tried to apprehend Pellerin, troopers say he fled the scene and a foot pursuit ensued. Officers deployed Tasers as they pursued Pellerin, but they were ineffective.
"i remember thinking, 'well, this is it.'"
Pellerin, who was still armed with a knife, attempted to enter free chat in Tyler TX for friendship occupied convenience store along the NW Evangeline Thruway. Officers discharged their weapons and Pellerin was struck by gunfire. Pellerin was transported to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead. No officers were injured. The officers have been placed on administrative leave, according to the spokesperson for the Lafayette Police Department.
The investigation is active and ongoing; no further information is available at this time.
"he chose to do something to someone who's gay and proud about his sexuality."
Investigators with State Police will be reviewing body cam video from Lafayette Police. Video being widely shared on Facebook shows a man with what witnesses said was a knife in his hand walking away from police toward a convenience store. The video goes on to show police opening fire; at least 10 shots can be heard and a man is then seen lying on the dating Santa Ana CA woman online surrounded by police.
Residents are holding rally in response to the shooting and in support of Pellerin's family at 5 p. Saturday at dating agency Minneapolis Minnesota Shell station on Evangeline Thruway. On Pine and Moss Street, protesters and police met.
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Law enforcement dispersed the crowd that was gathered from the roadway. They remain on the scene as protesters continue to gather in the street.
Pellerin moving away - not towards - police officers, only to be tased and then brutally shot dead. Trayford Pellerin should be alive today. Instead, a family is mourning and Shreveport hookup reviews community is grieving.
Pellerin's family and the people of Lafayette deserve answers and an independent investigation of what was clearly an inappropriate and excessive use of force by these officers. None of our communities are safe when the police can murder people with impunity or when routine encounters best date night restaurants Garland into deadly shooting sprees. The ACLU of Louisiana will continue to demand justice for this brutal killing and push for reforms that will end the epidemic of police violence once and for all.
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News Lafayette Parish. Actions Facebook Tweet. Man involved in officer-involved saint Gainesville date in Lafayette has died. Warning: Video attached is disturbing Louisiana State Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred in the block of NW Evangeline Thruway near I Friday night.
State Police are now investigating at the request of Lafayette Police.
Evangeline Thruway was shut down in both directions as protesters have moved into the roadway. An armed individual was shot and killed by Lafayette police officers after an extended pursuit, numerous efforts to de-escalate the situation, and multiple tries to subdue the knife-wielding suspect through the dating billings Naperville IL of tasers.
The officers opened fire when it became apparent the armed individual was attempting to enter a convenience store, threatening the lives of the customers and workers inside.
The Louisiana State Police is conducting an independent investigation into the incident. Investigators will receive the full cooperation of the Lafayette Police Department and Lafayette Consolidated Government.
Also, as twin tropical storms close in on our community, our frontline professionals in law enforcement, healthcare and meet women from Arizona response remain focused on keeping our city and parish safe. Our thoughts and prayers are with our community tonight, and with the men and women in uniform who put their lives on the line every day to keep us safe.
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