State Police release more information in deadly accidental shooting involving officer in Addis

State Police investigate deadly accidental shooting involving officer in Addis - 6 p.m.
(Source: WAFB)
(Source: WAFB)

ADDIS, LA (WAFB) - Louisiana State Police are investigating the scene of a deadly shooting that reportedly involves an Addis Police officer who was cleaning his gun and accidentally shot a relative.

The officer was named as 29-year-old Ivy Thibodaux. The shooting happened in the 3600 block of East Nic Drive in Addis just before 3:45 p.m.

The victim, 23-year-old Emily Thibodaux, who is the officer's wife, was severely wounded in the shooting.

She was taken to the hospital where she later died, according to officials.

No charges have been filed yet, and an investigation is ongoing.

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