EBRSO: Suspect barricaded after allegedly shooting man

East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Deputies are in the 500 block of W. Chalfont Dr. off of Fountainbleau Dr. in the Riveroaks area for a man barricaded in a home.

Deputies responded to a shooting around 4pm on May 14, 2022, where the person barricaded inside the home, allegedly shot someone. The person shot was transported to a hospital but has since died from his injuries. After the shooting is when officials say the suspect barricaded himself in the home.

The deceased victim has been identified as Ronald Leduff, 25, of W. Chalfont.

Around 7:30pm, deputies began taking measures to force the suspect out of the home. Around 7:50pm, he was taken into custody. His name has not been released yet.

Sources tell Unfiltered with Kiran that the suspect shot at deputies and deputies did return fire. It’s unclear if the suspect was hit or not, but he was transported to a local hospital.

Sources added deputies deployed several measures to get the suspect to come out from teargas to flash bangs before the suspect allegedly started shooting and ran out the back door of the home.

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