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State police identify man killed in deputy-involved shooting in St. Helena Parish

9 months 1 week 5 days ago Tuesday, December 10 2019 Dec 10, 2019 December 10, 2019 3:22 AM December 10, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ

St. HELENA PARISH – Investigators say a wanted man was shot and killed by a sheriff's deputy Monday night. 

According to state police, shots were fired after St. Helena deputies were called to Nichols Road around 8 p.m. concerning the wanted individual.

Officials say Antonio Nichols, 47, answered the door with a gun in his hand and would not put it down. A statement from LSP says a deputy shot Nichols during the confrontation. 

Nichols was brought to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. No deputies were injured during the incident.

State police has taken over the investigation into the shooting, which is ongoing.

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