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Port Barre Police investigating a double homicide and suicide

PORT BARRE- Port Barre police are investigating a double homicide and suicide.

This morning at approximately 2:45 a.m., Port Barre Police received a call from a male subject stating he just shot his ex-girlfriend and her boyfriend and he was located at a home, in the 100 block of Pawnee Street in Port Barre.

The subject then told dispatch he was about to commit suicide.

Police arrived at the home and found the caller, one male subject and one female subject, all three deceased from apparent gunshot wounds.

The names of the deceased are not being released until family members have been properly notified.

This is an ongoing investigation into this incident.