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E. Baton Rouge Parrish Sheriff's Office - LA Patch
Resided: LA, USA
Born: Mar. 11, 1974  
Fallen: Mar. 18, 2017
Race/Sex: Caucasian Male / 43 yrs. of age
Agency
Dept: East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office - LA
222 Saint Louis St.  
Baton Rouge, LA   70802   USA
(225)389-5000
County: E. Baton Rouge Parish
Dept. Type: County/Police
Hero's Rank: Sergeant
Sworn Date: Unk
FBI Class: Homicide - Gun
Weapon Class: Firearm
Agency URL: Click Here
Badge: K201
On The Job: 18 years
Bio: Shawn was a 1992 graduate of Baker High School where he enjoyed being a member of the baseball team. He served 3 years in the United States Army stationed at Ft. Sill, Oklahoma, where he was assigned to Multiple Launch Rocket Systems. After being honorably discharged, he returned to Baton Rouge and began his career with the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's office.

Shawn began his service with the Parish Prison and went on to serve in various divisions including Narcotics, (ESU) Emergency Services Unit, and Maritime Response Team. Shawn transferred to the Canine Division and became a master handler and trainer. It was then that he met his canine partner, Jeager the beginning of a lifelong friendship. He worked Uniform Patrol serving the Burbank, Scotlandville and Kleinpeter Substations. He was a member of the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's SWAT team for 11 years where he served as a breecher.

He was presented with the Life Saving Award in 2010 for saving the life of a woman on Old Mississippi River Bridge. He was also recognized in 2014 for serving more than sixty high-risk warrants in 2013 as a part of SWAT with no injuries or shots fired. In March 2016, he was recognized for delivering a baby on the side of the road.

Shawn was an avid LSU and Dallas Cowboys fan, and he also enjoyed hunting and spending time with his family. His greatest love was cheering from the sidelines at all of his children's sporting activities.

Fatal Incident Summary
Offender: Brandon Wiley :: Hispanic / Male - 30 years old
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Location: LA   USA   Sat. Mar. 18, 2017
Summary: Sergeant Shawn Anderson was shot and killed at approximately 11:00 pm while investigating a rape.

The rape victim reported that the suspect tied her up and raped her at a different location than that of this shooting.

Sgt. Anderson and other offices began checking locations where the subj(Wiley) was known to frequent. They finally located him at a Baton ROuge hair salon at 1962 O'Neal Lane and began to interview him.

During the interview, a struggle ensued in which Sergeant Anderson was fatally shot.

The subject was wounded during the incident and taken into custody. He died from his wounds several days later.

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