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WBRSO identifies deputy who shot man in back of neck in motel

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PORT ALLEN- The West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office identified the deputy who shot Josef Richardson in the back of the neck as Vance Matranga. Matranga was executing a search warrant at the Budget 7 motel last month when he opened fire. He was hired by the West Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office in 2010 as a reserve deputy. He went full-time in 2012. The River West Narcotics Task Force was executing...

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