Deputies arrived about 7:30 p.m. to find a couple arguing in the yard. Willie Shropshire Jr. allegedly grabbed his girlfriend, Louvenia Penwright, and held the gun to her neck and shot and killed her. Deputies then shot and killed Shropshire.
Agency: Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office
Confrontation Type: Violent Crime
Service Call: Unavailable
Body Camera: No
Official Disposition: Pending investigation
Victim Name: Willie Shropshire Jr.
Death Date: September 28, 2020
Cause of Death: Gunshot
Criminal Charges: No known charges
Mental Illness: No
Armed: Allegedly Armed
Threat Level: attack
Fleeing: Not fleeing
Washington Post Database ID: 6203