Incident

7-25-2019 Louisiana Vidalia 1-1

Location

July 25, 2019

River Manor Apartments
4208 Carter St
Vidalia, Louisiana
Geolocation: 31.5731, -91.4546

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Participant Characteristics:
    • Law Enforcement
  • Name: Officer Walter J Mackel
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: Kaleb Melton
  • Age: 21
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Wounded/Injured
  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, suicide)
  • Suicide^
  • Officer Involved Incident
  • Officer Involved Shooting - Officer shot
  • Officer Involved Shooting - subject/suspect/perpetrator killed
  • Officer Involved Shooting - subject/suspect/perpetrator suicide at standoff

Notes

armed robbery investigation; standoff left officer inj and susp dead. shot self after shot by officers

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: Unknown
  • Stolen: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 5
State Senate District: 32
State House District: 21