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Deputy Marshal Jessie Neal and Deputy Marshal Ned Wiley were shot and killed while responding to a domestic disturbance at the town's public housing complex known as D'Arbonne Village.
The subject shot both officers in the chest at point blank range with a shotgun. The man then started to beat Deputy Marshal Neal, who was still seated in his patrol car, with a pistol. A third officer arrived on the scene and fired at the subject, who fled on foot. The man was arrested hiding in a mobile home on Circle Drive approximately three hours later.
Deputy Marshal Neal was a WWII veteran and also served as the elected constable of Union Parish's Ward One. He was survived by his wife, son, daughter, father, and four siblings.
Related Line of Duty Deaths
Deputy Marshal Ned Wiley