Three people found shot, killed inside E. Feliciana house; Conne - Tucson News Now

Three people found shot, killed inside E. Feliciana house; Connected to Zachary murder, sheriff says

Source: WAFB Source: WAFB
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EAST FELICIANA PARISH, LA (WAFB) -

Three people were found shot and killed inside of a house in East Feliciana Parish Sunday evening, according to the Chief Deputy of the East Feliciana Parish Sheriff’s Office.

The shooting occurred around 5 p.m. off of Plank Road right by the parish line, according to witnesses and viewers.

Zachary Police Chief David McDavid and East Feliciana Sheriff Jeff Travis held a press conference on Monday in Clinton to discuss details of the murder and release the names of the victims.

The three victims in the East Feliciana shooting have been identified by authorities as Laquan Whitfield, Gerald Tate, and Gerald Parker. Tate was the boyfriend of Whitfield, Parker

Officials say all three were shot in the residence.

A few hours later, three people were found shot and killed inside of a house in East Feliciana Parish Sunday evening around 5 p.m.

This incident happened only hours after a woman's body was found in a wooded area in East Feliciana, and a fatal shooting occurred just a few miles up the road at the Crossroads Grocery Store in Zachary.

Authorities are saying this shooting is connected to the fatal shooting at Crossroads Grocery, while the body found in East Feliciana remains under investigation.

RELATED: Suspect in E. Feliciana, Zachary connected murders arrested in Alabama

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