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EBRSO: 'Man found dead after girlfriend allegedly shot him'

The shooting happened in the 2000 block of Greenwell Springs Rd at around 5:55 p.m. near Central. (Byron Thomas, WAFB) The shooting happened in the 2000 block of Greenwell Springs Rd at around 5:55 p.m. near Central. (Byron Thomas, WAFB)
The shooting victim was found in the front yard and pronounced dead on the scene. (Byron Thomas, WAFB) The shooting victim was found in the front yard and pronounced dead on the scene. (Byron Thomas, WAFB)
CENTRAL, LA (WAFB) -

A man was found dead in the front yard of a home after he was allegedly shot by his girlfriend.

It happened in the 20000 block of Greenwell Springs Rd around 5:55 p.m. Saturday near Central. EBRSO Spokesperson Casey Rayborn Hicks says a woman called and told deputies that she allegedly shot her boyfriend because he was attacking her.

The shooting victim was pronounced dead on the scene. In the early stages of this investigation, deputies say the incident is most likely self-defense. The investigation is ongoing.

No names have been released. We will keep you updated as this story develops.

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