Welsh shooting case involving cop results in suspect’s arrest
Daily News Staff Report
Louisiana State Police (LSP) arrested a local man who was shot by a Welsh police officer during a traffic stop on Monday, Nov. 18, after an investigation into the shooting.
On the night of Monday, Nov. 18, 2013, at 11:30 p.m., an officer with the Welsh Police Department stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation on Beaufort Street near its intersection with North Adams Street in Welsh. Shortly thereafter, a second officer arrived on the scene. The initial officer detected the odor of marijuana emanating from the vehicle and observed a handgun next to the driver, identified as 35-year-old Dexter Prudhomme Jr. of Welsh.
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