BREAKING NEWS: ‘Multiple people’ are shot dead at a gun store in Louisiana
Cops in Louisiana after investigating a shooting with ‘multiple deaths’ in Louisiana.
Reports on Twitter say the gunman opened fire at the Jefferson Gun Outlet, and a source told WDSU that some innocent bystanders were shot.
Officials said at least are three people are dead at this point, WDSU reported.
Sources said that a man entered the gun outlet with a loaded gun unholstered.
Sources told WESH-TV that the alleged suspect got into an argument with a clerk who told him he should not have a loaded gun until he got inside the range.
Shots were fired during the argument when at least two customers on the range engaged the man, sources told the outlet.
The man was shot, but also fired back at the two customers who were also injured, according to the sources.
Police sources told the outlet that people on the range engaged the shooter to try and keep others safe.
A reporter for the New Orleans Advocate reported seeing two separate ‘shields’ set up in the parking lot, which are ‘typically used to block bodies from view.’
‘Near these shields there is a handgun with an extended magazine on the ground,’ Ramon Antonio Vargas tweeted.
The shooting occurred on the 6900 block of Airline Drive in Metairie.
The scene is active and there is little information being released.
DailyMail.com has reached out to the Jefferson Gun Outlet for additional information.
Cops in Louisiana after investigating a shooting with ‘multiple deaths’ in Louisiana. The shooting occurred on the 6900 block of Airline Drive in Metairie
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