METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Authorities say a suspect fatally shot two people at a gun store in a suburb of New Orleans, and the shooter also died as others firing weapons engaged the suspect both inside and outside the outlet. Jefferson Parish Sheriff Joseph Lopinto said a person he described as the initial shooter fired inside the Jefferson Gun Outlet in the suburb of Metairie on Saturday, striking two people. He said several other people — whether employees or customers — then engaged the suspect both inside and outside of the store. The sheriff said the suspect also was killed. Guns and ammunition are sold in the outlet in the suburb west of New Orleans.
Photo courtesy of AP Photo/Matthew Hinton
Authorities say a suspect fatally shot two people at a gun store in a suburb of New Orleans, and the shooter also died as others firing weapons engaged the suspect both inside and outside the outlet.
Posted: Feb 20, 2021 6:02 PM
- Sheriff: 3 dead in gun store shooting in New Orleans suburb
- Separate charges against 2 ex-priests in New Orleans suburb
- New Orleans Pelicans Restart Preview
- Police Officer Shot in French Quarter Area of New Orleans
- New Orleans to Allow Bars to Open at 25% Capacity
- Chuck E. Cheese Donates to Children's Hospital of New Orleans
- New Orleans Moving to Modified Phase One Restrictions
- New Orleans Jazz Fest 2021 Pushed Back to October
- NBA announces schedule changes for the New Orleans Pelicans games
- New Orleans relaxing pandemic restrictions as numbers fall
Scroll for more content...