Houma Teen Shot, Killed By Sheriff’s Deputy
HOUMA, La. (AP) — State police are investigation the shooting death of a Houma teenager by a Terrebonne Parish sheriff's deputy.
Troopers identified the victim as 14-year-old Cameron Tillman, a freshman at Ellender High School.
The Courier reports (http://bit.ly/1uG7uFI ) the shooting took place at a home in Houma shortly after 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Authorities have not released the name of the deputy involved in the shooting.
Trooper Evan Harrell says deputies responded to a call of several people entering a house and at least one was armed.
Police have not indicated whether Tillman was armed. They say a weapon was found in close proximity of the shooting.
Harrell says three people inside the house, two minors and one 18-year-old, were taken into custody. He says charges are pending against the trio.
Information from: The Courier, http://www.houmatoday.com
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