Victim, suspect in deadly Holden shooting identified
HOLDEN - One man is dead and another is in custody following a fatal shooting in Livingston Parish Sunday morning.
According to the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to Lakeview Drive in Holden around 10:00 a.m. in reference to a shooting.
Deputies identified the victim as Randy Favaron. He was shot in the upper torso, according to Sheriff Jason Ard. He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Deputies named James Smith, III as a suspect. He was charged with second degree murder and felon in possession of a firearm. The two were reportedly involved in a verbal argument before the shooting occurred.
The incident is currently under investigation.
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