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Suspect identified in Livingston Parish shooting involving Deputy

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Posted: Aug 6, 2011 8:06 PM by Chris Nakamoto
Updated: Aug 6, 2011 8:06 PM
Source: WBRZ

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Topics: Livingston Parish, Shooting, Deputy, Denham Springs, WBRZ

LIVINGSTON PARISH- A Livingston Parish Deputy discharged his weapon hitting a suspect Saturday evening just outside of the Denham Springs City Limits, according to Livingston Parish Sheriff's Spokesman Perry Rushing.

It happened on Carew Harris Road just before 6pm.

The suspect who was shot by the Deputy received non-life threatening injuries.

LPSO has identified the suspect as Gerald Clausen, a 38 year old white male from Denham Springs.

After Clausen is released from the hospital, he will be booked into the Livingston Parish Detention Center on one count of attempted 1st degree murder of a peace officer.

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