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Jul 13, 2014 4:51 PM by Cecilia Stevenson

Man Involved in Deputy Shooting Identified

Louisiana State Police have confirmed a male subject shot by an Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office deputy has died.

Trooper Brooks David says the Iberia Parish Coroner's Office pronounced 33 year old Coty Champagne dead late Saturday night.

Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office received a call around 8 p.m. Saturday for a domestic disturbance in the 400 block of Evangeline Street in New Iberia.

When the deputy arrived at the residence, they said Champagne came to the door brandishing a weapon. The officer shot at Champagne an unknown amount of times. State Police are investigating if Champagne exchanged fire with the officer.

The deputy is currently not facing any charges.

 

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