On Tuesday, August 28, 2012, at 6:20 pm, St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to the area of Steven Drive in Reserve for a disturbance in progress. Deputies encountered a man and a woman involved in a confrontation involving a weapon. Deputies responded and instructed the individual to put down the weapon. The person refused and began to approach the deputies who fired at the person. The second person was also armed and approached the deputies who responded with their duty weapons.
Both subjects were transported for treatment to River Parish Hospital and succumbed to injuries. St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office Detectives and Louisiana State Police Investigators are jointly investigating this incident. Further details are forthcoming when available.