DeJuan Guillory, 27

Mamou, Louisiana
July 06, 2017

Agencies: Louisiana State Police

Cause of death: Shooting

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State Police say a burglary suspect who was killed in an officer-involved shooting this morning in Evangeline Parish was arrested for stealing an ATM with a backhoe back in 2015.

An Evangeline Parish sheriff’s deputy responded to a report of an attempted burglary just before 4:10 a.m. today near Chad Lane, located about four miles south of Mamou.

The deputy arrived and made contact with the suspect, DeJuan Guillory, 27, of Mamou.

State Police spokesperson Daniel “Scott” Moreau said an altercation occurred between the deputy and Guillory. Guillory was subsequently shot during the altercation.

Guillory was pronounced dead at the scene. The deputy was injured in the altercation and was taken to a local hospital and remains in stable condition.

The shooting remains under investigation by the Louisiana State Police.

July 9, 2017 - Audio interview with the attorney for DeQuince Brown. In the recording, Long affirms that Guillory was on the ground with his hands behind his back, begging for his life, pleading, “please don’t shoot me, I have three kids,” when Paul Lafleur first shot Guillory.