Shots fired at a memorial service in Bogalusa, Louisiana, resulted in 13 people being injured, one of whom is in critical condition. This was reported by the TV channel WAFB9, citing the city police department on Sunday, May 17.
According to the police, the incident occurred the day before. Law enforcement officers began receiving calls at about 21:00 local time.
Upon arriving at the scene, police found several people with bullet wounds. Police officers sought help from the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, to which Bogalus belongs, the Fire Department and Louisiana State Police.
WCAX-TV notes that people gathered that day for a memorial service for one Dominic James, who went missing a few days ago and was then found dead in a car May 8. His death is considered murder, but no details have been revealed.
The circumstances of the incident are being clarified.