Report: deputies investigating murder-suicide in Chalmette
CHALMETTE – Investigators say a woman shot her husband then herself in an apparent murder-suicide in Chalmette Monday, local media reports.
According to WWLTV, the shooting happened around 6 a.m. in the 8500 block of Deerfield Drive.
Sheriff James Pohlmann said two children and a third person were found unharm inside the home. The children are now with another family member.
Pohlmann said Monday's shooting was the first homicide in St. Bernard Parish since October.
St Bernard Parish Sheriff says female shot male then took her own life in 8500 Block Deerfield drive in Chalmette.— Duke Carter II (@dcarterII) March 13, 2017