BAYOU PIGEON, LA (WAFB) - Iberville Parish Sheriff Brett Stassi has named a man suspected of rape that was shot and killed by a deputy with the Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office.
The man, identified as 36-year-old Shaun Wilson Ramo, was killed in Bayou Pigeon about 5:30 p.m. Friday.
According to Stassi, deputies responded to an alleged rape at a home on LA 75 and found Ramo hiding behind it. Stassi added as deputies approached him, they saw he was armed and they had to use deadly force on him after Ramo pointed a gun at the deputies.
Stassi also said the rape victim was taken to the hospital and the Louisiana State Police Crime Lab was called in to collect evidence.
No deputies were injured in the shooting.