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Louisiana State Police say a 12-year-old shot and killed his seven-year-old brother in Lake Providence Monday. Trooper Michael Reichardt says the two youngsters were together when the shooting occurred. They are still investigating how the older juvenile got a hold of a weapon.


The seven-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene. Six children were at home at the time of the shooting while their mother was at work. Reichardt says it’s an active and on-going investigation. 


A Louisiana Tech University student has been arrested in connection to a fatal shooting that took place during a Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans.  On Friday, Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office confirmed Eddie Dingle, 21, was arrested for second degree murder.

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A sheriff says a man who was found fatally wounded and lying in the middle of a Louisiana street was likely dumped after being shot somewhere else.

Jefferson Parish Interim Sheriff Joseph Lopinto tells Times-Picayune detectives have not yet identified the 18- to 25-year-old man who was pronounced dead at the scene. The man was found between South Interstate 10 Service Road and West Metairie Avenue.

Police: Man Shot 3 Times, Rides On Bike

Jan 22, 2018
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New Orleans police say a man who was shot three times is believed to have ridden a bike several blocks. 

Police spokesman Gary Scheets tells Times-Picayune that the man was found injured by two passersby who waited with him until an ambulance arrived. 

Authorities say the man was aware and talking when authorities arrived. Scheets says the man's wounds were not believed to be life-threatening.  

2016 Shooting Findings Released

Dec 6, 2017
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East Baton Rouge District Attorney Hillar Moore released the findings in the 2016 officer-involved shooting death of 48-year-old Terrell Walker. Cops believe Walker shot and killed his girlfriend on Essen Lane, then fled. Walker was later shot and killed by deputies after an extensive manhunt. Moore played several 911 calls from the incident on Essen Lane.


Louisiana High School Football Player Shot To Death

Nov 29, 2017
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Louisiana police say a high-school football player has been shot and killed.

News media report that Springhill police identified him as 17-year-old Jaylen Thomas of North Webster High School.

Police Chief Will Lynd tells KTBS-TV and KSLA-TV that at least 16 shots were fired from a 45-caliber pistol Monday night, and police are looking for an adult suspect.

He says the shooting was behind Brown Upper Middle School and near Harrison Chapel Baptist Church, and tells KTBS that it was just out of range of the church's security cameras.

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Louisiana Congressman Ralph Abraham says the Air Force failed to do its job. Preliminary reports say the Texas church gunman, Devin Kelly, should have been added to a list of people unable to own guns. A background check should have caught a military conviction for assault and aggravated assault that made him ineligible to own any guns.  Kelly was discharged for bad conduct in the military in 2014. 

Teenager Accused Of Shooting His Friend With Stolen Gun

Nov 8, 2017
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Authorities say a 14-year-old boy who's accused of shooting his 15-year-old friend with a stolen gun has been arrested.

St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff Mike Tregre told Times-Picayune the boy was shot once in the chest Monday and taken to a hospital, where he's listed in stable condition.

Tregre says the 14-year-old told authorities he and his friend had been "goofing off" prior to the shooting. Authorities say the 15-year-old shocked him with a stun gun and the younger teen responded by shooting him.

1 Dead, 4 Hurt After Shooting In Lacombe

Nov 6, 2017
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At least one person is dead and four others were injured after a shooting at a home in the Lacombe area.

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office said Saturday that the shooting happened Friday about 9:30 p.m.

When deputies arrived, they discovered the victims, including the deceased man, who is believed to have forced his way into the home. Four others - three men and a woman - were also shot. They were each transported to area hospitals with non-life threatening injuries.

New Orleans Police: 1 Man Dead After Shooting At House

Nov 6, 2017
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New Orleans police say a shooting in a house has left one man dead.

Police spokesman Aaron Looney tells Times- Picayune that the shooting took place on Saturday just before 7:30 p.m. Responding officers found the 38-year-old man inside of the home. He had been shot several times and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities say the shooting occurred after the victim got into an argument with his cousin. Police say the cousin pulled out a weapon and shot the victim several times.

Further details have not been released.