In a series of shootings in the us state of Louisiana a minimum of five a man have been fatally injured. The 21-year-old alleged perpetrator is said to have shot his parents in Gonzalez, a small town not far from Baton Rouge. In neighboring Livingston Parish, seventy miles West of New Orleans, he is said to have three other people were killed. At least one of the dead is supposed to be a friend of the alleged perpetrator.

American media reports, the parents of the Suspect had been at the arrival of the rescue forces still conscious and had identified her son as the shooter. The couple died a little later in the hospital.

The man was volatile, and may be armed. His motive, according to authorities statements is still unclear.