La. state police investigate officer-involved shooting in Ferriday

Published 12:48 pm Monday, October 21, 2019

FERRIDAY — Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations/Alexandria Field Office is investigating an officer involved shooting that occurred Sunday night in Ferriday.

“LSP AFO was requested to investigate the shooting by the Concordia Parish Sheriff’s Office,” an LSP press release states. “The preliminary investigation revealed that the CPSO was involved in a vehicle pursuit with a shooting suspect.”

Concordia Parish Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy David Hedrick said the incident occurred when a deputy was dispatched to a shots fired call involving multiple individuals at approximately 9:30 p.m. Sunday on Doty Road.

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An individual reportedly fired at a CPSO vehicle when they arrived and a bullet passed through a window of the vehicle, Hedrick said.
“During the course of the encounter, a deputy discharged his firearm. One subject, identified as 19-year-old Tyler Conner, was transported to a hospital in Baton Rouge for treatment. No deputies were injured in the incident,” a Louisiana State Police report said.

The investigation remains active and ongoing and charges may be forthcoming as the investigation unfolds, state police said.