LSP: Deputy shoots person after being hit by car in East Feliciana Parish
Published: Jan. 28, 2023 at 9:52 PM CST|Updated: Jan. 29, 2023 at 9:05 AM CST
ETHEL, La. (WAFB) - Troopers with Louisiana State Police said they are investigating the case of a deputy shooting a driver after being hit by a car during a traffic stop.
LSP said it happened on Payne Road near Line Road in the town of Ethel in East Feliciana Parish around 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28.
According to troopers, a deputy pulled over the driver of a Honda Accord, and during the traffic stop, a vehicle hit the deputy. They added that’s when the deputy fired a shot, hitting the driver.
The driver and the deputy were taken to a hospital with minor to moderate injuries, according to officials.
Troopers said the investigation is ongoing.
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