A Hanover man was fatally shot during an alleged confrontation with members of a police team who went to shut down a wake in the parish early on Sunday morning.
Two cops were reportedly injured during the fracas.
The deceased has been identified as 24-year-old Avado Samuels of Mount Pleasant district in the parish.
Reports are that about 4am, a police team went to shut down the wake that was under way in the Mount Pleasant district, and a physical confrontation developed.
Samuels was reportedly shot during the standoff with the cops.
The Independent Commission of Investigation (INDECOM) has commenced a probe into the incident.