Sergeant Woods-Shareef succumbed to injuries sustained when she was run over by a stolen vehicle while responding to an alarm at a convenience store in Chackbay.
She had responded to a local convenience store at 2:30 am after an alarm was activated at the store. Dispatchers heard a scream over her radio, and then moments later a store employee used the radio to inform dispatchers that she had been injured and needed an ambulance. She was transported to Thibodaux Regional Medical Center, where she succumbed to her injuries. The suspect was arrested approximately four hours later hiding underneath a house. Sergeant Woods-Shareef had served with the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office for 15 years. She was survived by her husband and daughter.
Choctaw Volunteer Fire Department 2854 Choctaw Road Thibodaux, Louisiana 70301 Phone: (985) 633-2888