Published: 11-20-2023 | Category: Troop D
REGION 2 NEWS RELEASE UPDATE
November 20, 2023
Sulphur - On November 19, 2023, shortly after 11:00 p.m., the Sulphur Police Department (SPD) received a call regarding a weapon being discharged near a local business along Ruth Street (LA Hwy 1256) in Sulphur. The complainant provided additional details about a silver vehicle leaving the area and heading east on Henning Drive. The responding SPD officers noticed a vehicle matching the description parked in the driveway of a residence in the 600 block of Henning Drive.
Officers encountered the subjects standing around the vehicle at this location. During the course of the interaction, a subject was shot by one of the officers. The subject was subsequently transported to a nearby hospital, where he later died. No officers were harmed.
We encourage anyone with information, pictures, or videos related to this incident to come forward and share it with LSP Investigators. You may reach them by calling 337-527-9111.
Alternatively, citizens have the option to anonymously report information through the Louisiana State Police online reporting system. Visit www.la-safe.org and click on “suspicious activity” or call the Fusion Center Hotline at 1-800-434-8007.
The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office Forensic Investigation Unit assisted with the processing of the scene. Updates will be provided in coordination with the Calcasieu Parish District Attorney’s Office at the appropriate time.
Original Release (November 20, 2023):
State Police Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Sulphur
Trooper Derek Senegal
Louisiana State Police
Public Affairs Section–Troop D
Office: (337) 491-2519