Lake Charles Baptist Ministers' Union speaks out about officer-involved shooting

Lake Charles Baptist Ministers' Union makes statement about officer-involved shooting in LC - clipped version

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - The Lake Charles chapter of the Baptist Ministers' Union is speaking out about the death of Juston Landry, who was killed in an officer-involved shooting Friday.

Robert Campbell, the president of the Lake Charles chapter, said:

“Among our expressed priorities are the timely release of an official statement by local law enforcement and the preservation of all pertinent evidence, including, but not limited to, police officer dash cam video, officer body cam video, video procured from local businesses, eyewitness' report, 911 recordings and audio recordings.”

Authorities say Landry, 26, was killed when officers with the Lake Charles Police Department responded to a complaint about a person threatening another with a gun at RaceWay gas station on Martin Luther King Hwy.

Louisiana State Police is investigating the shooting.

7News has requested evidence from the case, including dash and body cam video and the officer’s history with the department.

Lake Charles City Attorney David Morgan said he expects to formally respond to KPLC’s request on Wednesday.

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