Three lifeless, two wounded in shootings on the Metairie arms store

Police say the shooting resulted from an argument in the store.

JEFFERSON PARISH, La. – Three people were killed and two others injured in a shootout at a gun shop and shooting range in Metairie.

Sheriff Joseph Lopinto said MPs were called to the 6700 block on Airline Drive at around 2:50 p.m. after reports of shooting at the Jefferson Gun Outlet.

Police said when they got to the gun shop they found several people with gunshot wounds. Three people were pronounced dead at the scene, including the suspect.

Two other victims have been taken to hospital and are in stable condition, according to JPSO.

Detectives said it appears that a suspect shot two people inside the shooting range and then got engaged and shot by others outside of the location.

This is a developing story. Stay on and check out the Eyewitness News for more information.

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