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Officials: Man questioned in gas station shooting may be firearms instructor

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One person died in a shooting Monday morning at a gas station at 3959 La. 22.
FAIMON ROBERTS/THE ADVOCATE One person died in a shooting Monday morning at a gas station at 3959 La. 22.

One person died in a shooting Monday morning at a gas station at 3959 La. 22 in western Mandeville, officials said.

The male victim, who was not identified, was transported to Lakeview Regional Medical Center, where he died.

A male suspect is in police custody and is being questioned, Mandeville police said. He has not been booked.

Police say the shooter is cooperating fully with police. Officials believe the man, who was wearing the gun on his hip, may be a firearms instructor.

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