Deputies responded around 1:15 p.m to an address on Mimosa Lane for a call of aggravated assault with a man armed with a gun. When deputies arrived, they reportedly tried to negotiate with Gary Rodriguez Jr., but he began shooting at police, who shot and killed him.
Agency: Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office
Motive: Aggravated assault
Confrontation Type: Violent Crime
Service Call: Yes
Body Camera: no
Official Disposition: Pending investigation
Victim Name: Gary Rodriguez Jr.
Death Date: January 12, 2021
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: 6500