Three people are dead, including a West Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Deputy, following a double murder/suicide in Point Coupee parish. Point Coupee Sheriff Bud Torres says a gunfight erupted yesterday afternoon between Deputy Donna LeBlanc and her neighbor, 29-year-old Gregory Phillips. Torres says the deadly shootings took place in the deputy’s yard…:
CUT 3 (12) “on himself”
He says the exact motive is not known at this time, but they do know the relationship between the neighbors was a strained one.
The National Hurricane Center says Tropical Storm Matthew became the 13th named storm of the season. They say it’s moving west at 21 miles per hour, about 35 miles east of St. Lucia and St. Vincent. It is still too early to determine what impact the tropical storm will have on the Gulf Coast.
Around the country there have been many sightings of creepy clowns and now the trend has reached Louisiana. Covington Police Chief Tim Lentz says a group of elementary aged students claimed to see clowns in the woods behind their school. He says it turned out to be a hoax after the kids saw stories online, but authorities are taking incidents like this very seriously…:
CUT 6 (10) “terrorizing”
Clowns were seen roaming the Matherne’s supermarket in Paulina creeping people out.
LSU Interim Head Coach Ed Orgeron talked about the arrest of Davon Godchaux in this mornings SEC Media call and said he’s glad the charges were dropped against. The starting defensive tackle had been suspended from the team following his arrest Monday on charges related to an alleged argument with his girlfriend. Cops said the story didn’t add up which is why Godchaux was cleared. He’s expected to return to practice today.