Police Chief Fighting For Life After Knife Attack

The Turkey Creek police chief was critically injured in a knife attack.

Evangeline Parish, LA - Turkey Creek Police Chief Robert Glen Leggett was critically injured in a knife attack Tuesday night, according to KATC.

The incident happened when Chief Leggett attempted to arrest Zackery Deville, 24, for criminal trespassing.

Deville pulled a knife and stabbed the chief in the face and neck. He then fled the area.

Chief Leggett was airlifted to Rapides Medical Center where he remains in the intensive care unit.

Evangeline Parish Sheriff’s Office announced on Wednesday that they have arrested Deville, and he is being charged with attempted first degree murder and criminal trespassing.

Turkey Creek Mayor Heather Cloud issued a statement which said that drug activity appears to be involved.

Deville's Facebook page lists his current work as "cooking meth."

The mayor said in a statement, "The Village of Turkey Creek is grateful to God for preserving our Chief's life and we ask for continued prayers for our Chief, his family and our Village."

Our thoughts and prayers are with the wounded police chief.

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bluedog_2g2
bluedog_2g2

Prayers for healing and recovery for Chief Leggett. Prayers for comfort and strength for the Leggett family, his co-workers and friends.

LEO0301
LEO0301

The point is that many people of your kind feel the police shouldn't shoot someone armed with a knife. This story illustrates how dangerous a knife can be and that deadly force is warranted when someone advances on a cop with a knife. I don't expect you to understand. As a contrarian it's your mission to say just the opposite of what everyone else with an actual brain believes.

Hi_estComnDenomn
Hi_estComnDenomn

@LEO0301
shrug your comment is still pointless in this context though.

Please, let me know next time. I'll appreciate it.

LEO0301
LEO0301

I don't think I was talking to you, fool. I'll let you know when it is time.

RunCop
RunCop

Hey dumbfuck, I was quoting this scumbag's Facebook quote from the photo in the article and I called HIM an asshole.....why is that racist?

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