Willie Shropshire Jr. Killed by Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office

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Category: Police - County
Old Crime Scene Address:
Butler Dr and Grambling St
Mapping Police Violence:

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

Motive: Shooting

Confrontation Type: Violent Crime

Service Call: Unavailable

Body Camera: No

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Willie Shropshire Jr.

Death Date: September 28, 2020

County: Jefferson

Geography: Undetermined

Gender: Male

Age: 57

Race: Black

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Washington Post Database ID: 6203

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