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State Police identify person killed in shooting involving off-duty Livingston Parish deputy

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Posted at 11:27 AM, Dec 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-17 12:35:52-05

State Police have identified the person killed in an off-duty deputy involved shooting in Livingston Parish.

30-year-old Aaron Sparkman of Greensburg was shot and killed early Monday morning.

An investigation into the shooting revealed that a Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office deputy was at his residence when he was confronted by an armed individual identified as Sparkman.

According to State Police, a physical altercation ensued during which time both individuals discharged their firearms.

Both were struck by gunfire.

Troopers say Sparkman received fatal injuries and was pronounced dead a the scene by the Livingston Parish Coroner's Office.

The deputy was transported to a local hospital for treatment.