LSP State Police investigate officer involved shooting in Natchitoches Parish



On Thursday, May 9 at approximately 4:30 a.m., Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations/Alexandria Field Office (LSP AFO) responded to an officer involved shooting in Cloutierville.  LSP AFO was requested to investigate the shooting by the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office (NPSO).

The preliminary investigation revealed NPSO received a 911 call through their communications department of a disturbance at 14819 La. Hwy 1.  Once NPSO arrived, deputies encountered Joshua Henderson, w/m, 29, of Cloutierville.

During the course of the interaction, a deputy discharged his weapon striking Henderson.

Henderson was transported to Rapides Regional Trauma Center with moderate, non-life threatening injuries.

No deputies were injured in the incident.

The investigation remains active and ongoing and there is no further information available at this time.