East Baton Rouge Deputy Gunned Down While Investigating Rape

 Deputy Shawn Anderson;  Photo: East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office

Deputy Shawn Anderson; Photo: East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office

An East Baton Rouge Sheriff's deputy was shot and killed late Saturday night while conducting a rape investigation.

Deputy Shawn Anderson, 43, was conducting the investigation along with another officer at the Classic Cuts barber shot when the shooting occurred.

Deputy Anderson and the suspect, identified as Brandon Wiley, 30, apparently exchanged gunfire; Deputy Anderson was mortally wounded while Wiley was transported to a local hospital and listed in critical condition as of Monday evening.

Deputy Anderson had been with the force for 18 years.

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