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State Police investigating deputy-involved shooting in Livingston Parish

Posted at 9:21 AM, Aug 10, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-10 14:21:57-04

Louisiana State Police are investigating a deputy-involved shooting in Livingston Parish; the man shot has been identified as 43-year-old Jackie Sampson.

Troopers say that deputies with the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office were responding to a domestic disturbance at a residence in Denham Springs when they encountered an armed man. Shots were fired by deputies at the scene and troopers say that the man was struck and received life-threatening injuries.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene by the Livingston Parish Coroner’s Office.

Louisiana State Police Troop A and the Louisiana State Police Crime Scene Unit are assisting with the investigation.

An investigation is currently ongoing and no other details were provided.