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08/27/2014

Sheriff's Office SWAT Team Responds To Parish Shooting

Around midnight the evening of August 26, the Washington Parish Sheriff’s Office SWAT team responded to a report of shots having been fired at a residence on Jarrell Town Road located on the eastern side of the parish.  A caller reported that her father had fired a shotgun at his son.  The son was not injured.

 When officers arrived at the scene, they encountered Steven Jarrell, 60, at his residence.  Jarrell was armed with a large knife which he refused to surrender to officers.  A struggle ensued and Jarrell was arrested and placed in the Washington Parish Jail.

 Jarrell is charged with Attempted 2nd Degree Murder and two counts of Resisting an Officer With Force or Violence.  Bond has  been set at $85,000.

 Sheriff Randy Seal stated, “This is the second night in a row that our officers have responded to a shooting in Washington Parish.  Each response places them in possible danger due to the issue of firearms being involved.  This was obviously a family issue which went bad and could have resulted in serious injury or death.  I congratulate our officers for their prompt response and their quick apprehension of the shooter.”

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