UPDATE*** As the investigation into the Bienville Parish Sheriff’s Department officer involved shooting continues, investigators with Louisiana State Police have charged Hulion with two counts of aggravated assault of a peace officer. The Bienville Parish Sheriff’s Department has charged him with one count of aggravated battery. He has been booked into the Bienville Parish jail.
Original: On Jan. 26 around 11 a.m., Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigation (LSP BOI) responded to an officer involved shooting in Heflin. LSP BOI was requested to investigate the shooting by the Bienville Parish Sheriff’s Department.
The preliminary investigation revealed the Bienville Parish Sheriff’s Department arrived at the residence on Bumgardner Road with warrants to affect an arrest. As the deputies were talking with family members to negotiate a surrender, the suspect, identified as Steven Lee Hulton, w/m, 41, exited the residence with a weapon. Hulion was shot one time.
Hulion was transported to University Health in Shreveport.
No deputies were injured.
The investigation remains active and ongoing.