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Man accused of shooting and killing wife

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Richard Lagarrigue (Source: Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office) Richard Lagarrigue (Source: Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office)
AMITE, LA (WAFB) -

A man suspected of shooting and killing his wife was arrested after being pulled over by police Tuesday night.

The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office reported Richard Lagarrigue, 26, of Loranger, faces a charge of second-degree murder.

According to investigators, it is believed Lagarrigue grabbed a gun and shot his wife during an argument around 6:30 p.m. The victim's name was not released.

Deputies said Lagarrigue was taken into custody by the Henderson Police Department during a traffic stop in St. Martin Parish. He was pulled over around 8:45 p.m.

He was later taken to the Tangipahoa Parish Jail and booked on the murder charge.

The investigation into the deadly shooting is ongoing.

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