Timestamp8/22/14 0:34
Date Searched24-Jan-13
StateLA - Louisiana
CountySt. John The Baptist
Victim NameBarbara Lassere
Victim's Age60
Victim's GenderFemale
RaceBlack or African American
Hispanic or Latino OriginNot of Hispanic or Latino origin
Shots Fired4
Hit or Killed?Killed
Armed or Unarmed?Armed
SummaryOfficer pulled victim over for headlight-related traffic violation without turning on lights or siren. Victim refused to get out of the car when stopped and brandished a revolver. Victim then drove to their parent's home, resulting in a slow-speed chase, refused to get out of the car again, and fired at the officer. Officer returned fire, killing the victim. A witness heard four shots. Family members insist that the victim was not known to carry a gun.
Source Linkhttp://www.nola.com/crime/index.ssf/2013/01/60-year-old_woman_fatally_shot.html
Name of Officer or OfficersSteven Daley
Was the Shooting Justified?1
County StateSt. John The Baptist LA - Louisiana