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Friday evening shooting involves Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Deputy


Update – From the Bossier Sheriff’s Office: Last night at 9 p.m., Bossier deputies were dispatched to the 300 block of James Lane in Haughton on a domestic/armed robbery call against a family member.

Benjamin Lee Sellers, a 33-year old white male, was shot after an altercation with deputies. 

Family members have been notified. This incident is still under investigation. 

Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington has placed a deputy on paid administrative leave after this shooting. 

Original story post: Reports are coming in to the Bossier Press-Tribune newsroom late this Friday evening in relation to a Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Deputy being involved in a shooting incident in the Haughton area.

Authorities are on the scene at this time. At this moment, details are very sketchy. There does appear to have been a fatality at the scene. However, the Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Deputy involved in the incident is reported to be OK.

BPT will bring you further details and updates on this developing story as they are made available.

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