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Sheriff identifies victim, suspect in West Feliciana murder

Anthony Nixon (Source: West Feliciana Parish Sheriff''s Office) Anthony Nixon (Source: West Feliciana Parish Sheriff''s Office)
WEST FELICIANA PARISH, LA (WAFB) -

Officials with the West Feliciana Parish Sheriff's Office have released the names of the victim and the suspect in a deadly shooting that happened in Independence Monday morning.

Around 11:20 a.m., officials were called to Coates Road.

The accused shooter has been identified as 30-year-old Anthony Nixon of St. Francisville. He is the uncle to the victim, 28-year-old Brandon Nixon of St. Francisville.

Anthony Nixon has been arrested and charged with second degree murder. He is being held in the West Feliciana Parish Detention Center. Bond has not been set at this time.

Details surrounding the shooting have not been released.

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