UPDATE: Louisiana State Police have identified the man killed by St. Martin Parish deputies as 35-year-old Avery D. Metrejean of Morgan City.

The investigation is still ongoing.


One man is dead after a police-involved shooting in Cade Monday night.

State Police Spokesperson Master Trooper Brooks David said  St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Deputies were attempting to serve an arrest warrant for an individual at a home on Duchamp Road in Cade.

When deputies encountered a male wielding a gun, things turned violent. Deputies fired at the subject who was wounded by the officer's bullets.

The unidentified man was transported to a local hospital where he later died from his injuries.

David said Louisiana State Police detectives are working diligently to gather all the facts surrounding the situation.

KPEL will keep you updated as more details become available.