HOLDEN, LA (WVUE) - The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Department is currently investigating a homicide in Holden.
Deputies say they received a call about a shooting on Lakeview Drive just after 10 a.m. Sunday.
According to Livingston Parish Sheriff Jason Ard, deputies arrived at the scene and found a male suffering from a gunshot wound to his upper torso. He was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Investigators say they have a male suspect in custody.
During the investigation, deputies learned that the two men were involved in a verbal argument before the shooting.
The name of the victim is being withheld pending family notification.
If anyone has any information about the shooting, they are asked to contact the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office at (225) 686-2241 ext. 1 or Crime Stoppers (225) 344-7867.