Man accused of shooting and killing wife

Richard Lagarrigue (Source: Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office)
Richard Lagarrigue (Source: Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office)

AMITE, LA (WAFB) - A mansuspected of shooting and killing his wife was arrested after being pulled overby police Tuesday night.

TheTangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office reported Richard Lagarrigue, 26, ofLoranger, faces a charge of second-degree murder.

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

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

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

Theinvestigation into the deadly shooting is ongoing.

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