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Webster Parish Man Accused Of Trying To Kill A Cop

Jesse Christian, WPSO Booking Photo

A felon In Webster Parish is charged with attempted first-degree murder for allegedly trying to kill a sheriff’s deputy.

Nobody was wounded, but Deputy John Byrd was responding to a call on Hortman Street when he says he was shot at twice by 47-Year-Old Jesse Christian.  Byrd used a taser on Christian to subdue him and take him into custody.  The Webster Parish Sheriffs Office isn’t saying what the original call was about or why Christian would have fired at the deputy.  Christian now faces charges of attempted 1st degree murder of a police officer, resisting, and being a felon in possession of a firearm, among other charges.

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