Man dead after domestic disturbance ends in shooting
GONZALES – Deputies say one man was killed Friday after a neighbor responded to a domestic disturbance in Gonzales.
According to the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office, the incident happened around 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 19 on Fox Run Drive in Gonzales.
Deputies say they arrived at the scene and found a neighbor standing in a front yard holding a handgun. The neighbor told deputies that he went to the residence because he heard a disturbance and came to help.
The neighbor told investigators that he encountered 43-year-old Nicky Wilkinson who was also armed with a handgun. Wilkinson pointed the gun at the neighbor, prompting the neighbor to fire a shot, killing Wilkinson.
Investigators say Wilkinson’s wife had an active restraining order against her husband at the time of his death. The couple were due in court Friday, Aug. 26.
APSO said the neighbor will not be charged in Wilkinson’s death.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
250 students graduated from Youth Challenge Program
Officials to announce launch of MovEBR website, program
A 10-year-old businesswoman putting her stamp on the skin-care industry
Woman bites camel to save herself after freak encounter in Iberville Parish
Officer shot, killed in Mandeville was former Marine; leaves behind 7 children
Southern Center Jaylon Brinson excited to play in front of home town
Fans' Choice Award Winner 2019: Week 1- Isaiah Jones
Coach O Postgame after Lsu defeats Texas 45-38
Hunter Register leads Southern's offense despite loss to McNeese
Taylor Bannister's journey to becoming a LSU Volleyball Superstar