Mayor asks citizens to withhold judgement in recent officer-involved shooting until investigation complete

Mayor asks citizens to withhold judgement in recent officer-involved shooting until investigation complete
Mayor-president Sharon Weston Broome (Source: WAFB)

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Mayor-president Sharon Weston Broome released a statement Friday evening, asking that citizens withhold judgement on the officer-involved shooting on S Acadian Thwy. until Louisiana State Police concludes their investigation.

The statement reads:

I have been in contact with the Louisiana State Police as they continue the investigation of this Tuesday's police-involved shooting. The Baton Rouge police officer involved has been placed on leave.

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