1 dead in Coushatta shooting, suspect in custody

Updated: Mar. 30, 2017 at 7:17 PM CDT
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COUSHATTA, LA (KSLA) - A suspect is in custody in connection with a fatal shooting Thursday afternoon in Coushatta.

According to the Red River Parish Sheriff's Office, officers were called to a home on Riddle Street in Red River Estates at 4:37 p.m., where a man had been shot multiple times.

The man was taken by private vehicle to the CHRISTUS Coushatta Health Care Center, where he later died.

The sheriff's office says the alleged shooter is in custody and two others have been detained in connection with the investigation.

There is no word yet on whether they will face any charges.

No names have been released.

According to police, the deadly shooting may have stemmed from an incident on Thursday.

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