SBI, prosecutor to meet, discuss fatal shooting of Harnett Co. dad

LILLINGTON, N.C. (AP) – The State Bureau of Investigation and the Harnett County district attorney are expected to meet this week to discuss the investigation of the shooting death of a man by a sheriff’s deputy.

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The Fayetteville Observer reported that SBI spokesman Shannon O’Toole said the meeting could determine if there was any criminal intent in the shooting.

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O’Toole said the agency will provide the district attorney with the results of the investigation, as well as an autopsy performed Monday.

John David Livingston, 33, was killed Sunday during a confrontation on the front porch of a mobile home where he was living in the Anderson Creek community. The shooting occurred after two Harnett County sheriff’s deputies arrived to investigate an assault.

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Authorities said Livingston had tried to grab a deputy’s Taser.

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