Man shot, killed after pulling out gun during argument with woman, deputies say

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Published: Jun. 16, 2022 at 10:27 AM CDT
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - A man was shot and killed following an argument with a woman, according to deputies with the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office.

A spokesman with EBRSO confirmed the shooting happening on Wednesday, June 15 around 10:45 p.m. in the 6600 block of Glen Echo Drive, not far from Glen Oaks Drive.

The victim, identified as Garry Thomas, was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Thomas later died as a result of the shooting, according to EBRSO.

Deputies added witness statements and evidence collected showed Thomas and a female subject had a fight, where Thomas hit the woman several times before retrieving and brandishing his firearm at her.

At that time, the woman allegedly fired shots at Thomas.

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