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Two killed in weekend shooting in Louisiana lounge

10 months 1 week 1 hour ago Tuesday, October 16 2018 Oct 16, 2018 October 16, 2018 8:32 AM October 16, 2018 in News
Source: Associated Press
Photo: KALB

MARKSVILLE, La. (AP) - A man has been arrested in a weekend shooting at a lounge in Louisiana that left two men dead.

Marksville police told news outlets the shooting happened around 1 a.m. Sunday and killed 20-year-old Taji Simon Jr. and 27-year-old Derrick McGlory. The Marksville men were declared dead at the scene. Twenty-seven-year-old Jimmie McGlory has been arrested and charged with two counts of first-degree murder.

McGlory was being held in the Avoyellas Parish Detention Center. There was no word on whether he has an attorney. A news release from the police department did not say whether there is a relationship between Derrick McGlory and Jimmie McGlory.

There was also no mention of a motive in the shootings. The investigation is continuing.

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