State Police are investigating the case of a Lafayette Police Officer involved shooting. LSP Trooper Stephen Hammons says law enforcement received a complaint on Sunday regarding an attempted suicide. He says when officers arrived, they found 34-year-old Harold Bastin in the yard of the house,
"Bastin who was armed with a hand gun engaged officers and an officer with the Lafayette Police Department then fatally shot Bastin," Hammons said.
Bastin was pronounced dead at the scene by the Lafayette Parish Coroner. No officers were injured and the case remains under investigation.
The College Board released on Wednesday sample tests showing the biggest changes to the SAT college admissions test since 2005. The draft questions are intended to give the public a sampling of the changes to come for the spring 2016 exam, giving high school students time to prepare for the changes that include changes like an optional essay, limited use of a calculator, and no more "obscure" vocabulary words.