Natchitoches police investigate fatal shooting involving 2 Natchitoches Parish deputies


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NATCHITOCHES, Louisiana — Natchitoches police are investigation a fatal shooting involving two Natchitoches Parish sheriff's deputies.

Police say 26-year-old Robert Vercher was shot and killed Wednesday afternoon when he exchanged gun fire with deputies, who were trying to serve a protective order.

Vercher was taken to Natchitoches Regional Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

The names of the deputies involved have not been released. Sheriff Victor Jones says the deputies have been placed on administrative leave with pay.

Natchitoches police said in a news release received by The Town Talk ( ) there would be no further statements until the investigation is complete.

Information from: Alexandria Daily Town Talk,

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