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Deputies say man in St. Helena Parish shot and killed his father after fight

Published: Oct. 18, 2016 at 3:48 AM CDT|Updated: Oct. 18, 2016 at 8:10 PM CDT
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GREENSBURG, LA (WAFB) - Detectives are investigating a deadly shooting in which a man is believed to have been killed by his adult son.

The St. Helena Parish Sheriff's Office reported Gavin Porter, 22, of Greensburg, was arrested in connection with the shooting death of his father, Gary Wayne Porter, 54.

Deputies said the shooting happened at the home they shared on Higginbotham Road around 7:30 p.m. Monday. Investigators said Gary Wayne Porter was dead when they arrived on the scene.

According to deputies, the two allegedly got into a fight before the shooting.

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