UPDATED, 12:51 P.M., JUNE 14, 2017

State Police on Wednesday identified a man who was fatally shot by St. Martin Parish sheriff's deputy late Monday as Avery D. Metrejean, 35, of Morgan City.


State Police are investigating a deputy-involved fatal shooting late Monday in St. Martin Parish.

Deputies were serving a warrant about 10 p.m. Monday at a residence on Duchamp Road in the Cade area when they encountered a man with a gun and shot him, according to a news release from State Police.

The male was transported to a hospital, where he later died, State Police said.

St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Ginny Higgins referred all questions to State Police, which is investigating the shooting at the request of the Sheriff's Office.

State Police declined to release the name of the man who was shot or any details of the incident.