State Police investigate after officer shoots and kills armed Denham Springs man

DENHAM SPRINGS, LA – A Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office deputy shot and killed an armed man during a domestic dispute today.

The deputy was responding to reports of a domestic disturbance in the Richmond Place Subdivision in Denham Springs when they encountered 43-year-old Jackey Sampson, who was armed, according to the Louisiana State Police.

Shots were fired and the Sampson pronounced dead on the scene.

State Police Troop A and the Louisiana State Police Crime Scene Unit were called to the scene to begin an investigation.

No further details have been released at this time.