HOUMA, La. (AP) — The vacant house where a deputy sheriff shot and killed a teenager is going through Terrebonne Parish's condemnation process.

Cameron Tillman was killed by four bullets fired by a Terrebonne sheriff's deputy in the abandoned house on Sept. 23

A state police investigation into Tillman's death is ongoing.

Sheriff Jerry Larpenter said the deputy "feared for his life" when he shot the Ellender High School freshman.

Larpenter claims the teen answered a knock on the door with a BB gun that is a replica of a .45-caliber pistol.

Terrebonne Parish Planning Director Pat Gordon tells The Courier (http://bit.ly/1xVDs5T ) the property was added to the condemnation list after the shooting.

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Information from: The Courier, http://www.houmatoday.com

 

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