Louisiana State Police Investigating Deputy-Involved Shooting in Terrebonne Parish
Houma – On June 3, 2022, shortly before midnight, Louisiana State Police was requested by the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office to investigate a shooting incident involving one of their deputies. Detectives assigned to the Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations are investigating the incident.
The initial investigation revealed at approximately 11:00 p.m., the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office received a complaint of narcotics activity occurring at a residence in the 300 block of Grace Street. As deputies arrived at the residence, 18-year-old Joshua Babin of Houma approached the door with a firearm in his hand. A deputy gave commands for Babin to drop the firearm, but he pointed the weapon towards the deputy. This resulted in a deputy discharging their service weapon and striking Babin.
Babin was transported to University Medical Center by Acadian Ambulance with non-life threatening injuries. The deputies were uninjured and no other injuries were reported during the incident.
Louisiana State Police is the lead investigating agency and the Houma Police Department assisted with processing the scene. The investigation remains active and ongoing. Further information will be released as it becomes available.
Terrebonne Parish – On June 3, 2022, shortly before midnight, detectives assigned to the Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations were requested by the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office to investigate a deputy-involved shooting involving at least one of their deputies on Grace Street near Bayou Cane.
One subject was transported to a hospital due to their injuries.
This is an active investigation and further information will be released when it becomes available.