Sheriff investigating US Marshal involved shooting in Zachary
POSTED: Monday, April 30, 2012 - 1:23pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, May 1, 2012 - 7:47am
ZACHARY, LA (NBC33) — UPDATE: U.S. Marshals were attempting to serve Gary L. Seale with a warrant for failing to appear in court. Mr. Seale pointed a weapon at the Marshals and was shot as a result of his actions. Mr. Seale was pronounced deceased by the Coroner’s Office.
ORIGINAL STORY: The East Baton Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a shooting that happened this morning in the Zachary area.
We’re told that US Marshals were in the area around 10:30 this morning, Monday, April 30. Reports say the Marshals were serving an arrest warrant. As of now, details related to how the shooting occurred are limited.
NBC33’s Jason Newton is at the scene gathering all the details of this case. He will have a full report coming up on NBC33 News at 5:00 p.m.