Gunman found dead after shooting councilman
RACELAND - A man accused of shooting five people Thursday night in Lafourche Parish was found dead.
Deputies say Ben Edward Freeman, 38, of Houma, shot three people to death including his wife.
Two others were wounded, including councilman Louis Phillip Goaoux. Goaoux's wife was killed in the shooting.
Deputies say the families had several restraining orders against Ben Freeman.