Barbara Lassere (7502)

1/24/2013: St. John Parish Sheriff''s Deputy Steven Daley shot and killed Barbara Lassere after she allegedly fled in her vehicle and fired on the deputy when he tried to pull her over for a broken headlight. She stopped briefly, then brandished a weapon and drove to her home. She refused to exit the vehicle when ordered, and fired a shot at the deputy. The deputy returned fire and Lassere died at the hospital. Her son later sued and a jury found that four St. John the Baptist Parish sheriff's deputies were negligent and partially responsible for the shooting death of the 60-year-old woman.

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