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Created as a Committee of the Cumberland Valley Volunteer Firemen's Association, the Institute serves as an informal advisory panel of public safety leaders committed to reducing deaths and injuries to America's Emergency Responders. Click here to learn more...

Struck By Incidents

Louisiana: A Jefferson Parish SO deputy was struck by a car during a narcotics investigation Thursday night.

Saturday, October 07, 2017

According to Jefferson Parish Sheriff Joseph Lopinto, agents from JPSO's narcotics division were conducting an investigation in the 6200 block of Riverside Drive around 7:26 p.m. when they attempted to stop a Chevrolet Camaro driven by 30-year-old Joshua Mederos.

As one of the agents approached the Camaro, the Mederos ran them over. The injured against along with one other deputy fired into the vehicle several times, striking Mederos in the hand. Police say Mederos then fled from his car on foot and hid in a dumpster, where he was eventually apprehended.

The injured deputy was taken to the hospital and is currently being treated for non-life threatening injuries according to Lopinto. Mederos is also being treated at the hospital. Once Mederos is released, he will be booked on charges that have not yet been determined.

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