Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 18 years
Badge # Not available
Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
Offender: Shot and killed
Sergeant Shawn Anderson was shot and killed at approximately 11:00 pm while investigating a rape.
He and another officer had gone to a salon at 1962 O'Neal Lane to interview the suspect. A struggle ensued during the interview in which Sergeant Anderson was fatally shot.
The subject was wounded during the incident and taken into custody. He died from his wounds several days later.
Sergeant Anderson was a U.S. Army veteran and had served with the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office for 18 years.
Please contact the following agency to send condolences or to obtain funeral arrangements:
Sheriff Sid Gautreaux III
East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office
8900 Jimmy Wedell Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70807
Phone: (225) 389-5055