East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's deputy Shawn Anderson, who was slain late Saturday night while conducting an investigation at a barbershop off O'Neal Lane, was well-known in the Baton Rouge community and among EBRSO.
Here are a few facts about Anderson, 43, as more details are gathered.
-- Anderson worked for Sheriff’s Office for 17-plus years.
-- During his time with EBRSO he served in various divisions including Parish Prison, Narcotics, K-9, Emergency Services Unit, Maritime Response Team and SWAT. Sgt. Anderson also served in Uniform Patrol at Burbank, Scotlandville and most recently Kleinpeter substation.
-- He served six years in the U.S. Army.
-- Anderson, publicly, is most well-known for helping to deliver a baby on the side of a road in March 2016. Click here to read more about that moment.
East Baton Rouge Parish deputy Shawn Anderson was killed late Saturday night while conductin…
-- In 2010, Anderson was given the Lifesaving Award after he and another deputy were credited with saving a woman who was threatening to jump from the Old Mississippi River Bridge on June 21. Anderson distracted the woman while Henderson grabbed her and pulled her to safety.