Officer Cleared In Deadly Shooting

Jefferson County grand jury. On October 8th, the officer responded to a call at the Merit Inn

On I-0 in reference to trespassing and the clerk being attacked by the man. When the officer

arrived and was placing the man under arrest the man attacked him. To save his own life,

the officer shot and killed the suspect, later identified as 37-year old Crederick Joseph from

Opelousas, Louisiana.