ASSUMPTION PARISH, LA (WVUE) - An off-duty Thibodaux Police officer was involved in a shooting incident with a burglar at the officer's home. The incident occurred Saturday around 3 a.m. in Labadieville.
According to police, the burglar attempted to break into the home, but was stopped by the officer. As the officer went to take the burglar into custody, the burglar shot at the officer, who returned fire. The suspect fled to a vehicle waiting nearby. The driver of the car and the burglar quickly drove away, traveling south on Highway 1.
Police say that the officer was not injured in the incident. It is unknown if the burglar or the driver were injured.
If you have any information that could help police with this case, you are asked to call Louisiana State Police Detectives at 985-876-8834 or Bayou Region Crime Stoppers at 800-743-7433.