Sheriff Blaise Smith Advises of a Deputy-Involved Shooting
St. Mary Parish Sheriff Blaise Smith Advises of a Deputy-Involved Shooting
Sheriff Blaise Smith advises that a deputy-involved shooting occurred in the early morning hours of June 1, 2021, in Berwick. The shooting resulted in the death of one person.
The Louisiana State Police is investigating the incident.
"It is an unfortunate and tragic event that caused the loss of life. I stand behind and support the actions of my deputies and we are cooperating fully with the Louisiana State Police in this investigation," said Sheriff Blaise Smith.
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St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office