Pineville Police Officer Kills Man With Sword

swordshootingA Pineville police officer kills a man they say threatened him with a large sword.

The man who died is 40-year-old Christopher Shane LeBlanc. He lived in the 500 block of Cummins Street, where the shooting happened.

Pineville police were called to the scene for a reported disturbance. Rapides detectives are investigating the officer-involved shooting at the request of Pineville Police.

An autopsy will be performed. The investigation will include assistance from the District Attorney and Parish Coroner’s office.

A relative acknowledges LeBlanc had a problem with alcohol and was known to police.

KLAX ABC 31 News 9/8/14

2 thoughts on “Pineville Police Officer Kills Man With Sword

  • September 13, 2014 at 1:13 am
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    Do they have the autopsy report

    • September 13, 2014 at 8:39 am
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      We usually don’t get a copy of it. We may get a press release with the results. If that happens, we’ll make sure to let everyone know.

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