Home invasion shootout in Louisiana leaves alleged intruder dead, homeowner injured

Source: WAFB
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ASCENSION PARISH, LA (WAFB) - Officials are investigating what they describe as a deadly home invasion that happened early Wednesday morning.

A spokesperson for the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office says the incident happened shortly before 3 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13 at a house in the Bishop Woods Subdivision in Prairieville.

Two men were suffering from gunshot wounds when police arrived. Deputies believe a shootout occurred between the alleged intruder and the homeowner. The alleged intruder later died. He has been identified as 20-year-old Major Payton, of Baker.

The homeowner, a 60-year-old man, was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

Details are still limited at this time.

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