JPSO deputy shoots man in Marrero

JPSO deputy shoots man in Marrero

MARRERO, LA (WVUE) - One person was shot during a confrontation with a Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office deputy in Marrero on Thursday, according to a sheriff's office spokesman.

The shooting happened near the intersection of Acre Road and Garden Road in Marrero.

The injury is not life-threatening, according to investigators.

JPSO released the following account of what happened:

Sheriff Joseph Lopinto reports that at approximately 3:35pm today, JPSO detectives were involved in an incident in which a detective discharged his firearm six times at a suspect.  The suspect, Quintin Sanders, 31, of Marrero is currently being treated at a local hospital for a single gunshot wound to the shoulder. His injury is not considered life-threatening.