State Police Investigating Deputy-Involved Shooting in LaSalle Parish

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LaSalle Parish, La. – Officials with the Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations/Alexandria Field Office (LSP/AFO) say they’re investigating a deputy-involved shooting in the Whitehall community.

According to LSP/AFO, they were requested to investigate the shooting by the LaSalle Parish Sheriff’s Office (LPSO).

The preliminary investigation revealed LPSO had secured a domestic violence felony warrant for 29-year-old Jessie A. Hudnall of Whitehall. 

As deputies attempted to serve the warrant, deputies say Hudnall fled to a residence in Whitehall and barricaded himself inside.

Per the press release statement by Louisiana State Police, Hudnall and Deputies exchanged gunfire and Hudnall sustained a gunshot wound. 

Hudnall was transported to a local hospital; however, he ultimately succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.

One of the LPSO Deputies sustained minor injuries and was transported to a local hospital.

This investigation is ongoing and there is no further information available at this time.

We will update this article as we receive more information.

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