Derek Taylor Swanson Killed by Louisiana State Police, Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office

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Category: Police - County
Old Crime Scene Address:
8200 Jefferson Paige Rd
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Derek Swanson was killed by LSP troopers and a Caddo Parish deputy around noon during an exchange of gunfire. Swanson was wanted in connection with the shooting death of his girlfriend, 26-year-old Taylor Baskin.

Victim's Name: Derek Taylor Swanson

Agency Responsible: Louisiana State Police, Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office

Gender: Male

Age: 28

Race: White

Date of Death: April 7, 2020

County: Caddo

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Other

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 5730

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