Officer Cleared of Wrongdoing in Shooting of Man with Sword

swordshootingA Pineville police officer is cleared of any wrongdoing in a deathly shooting of a man who charged him with a sword. The shooting on September 8th resulted in the death of Christopher Shane LeBlanc in front of his home on Cummins Street.

Rapides deputies were asked to investigate the matter and determined the shooting by officer Vince Deville was justified.

Deville is a 2-year veteran of the police force.

Toxicology tests are pending on LeBlanc in the case and the district attorney writes saying his office is satisfied with the findings.

KLAX ABC 31 News 9/18/14