VILLE PLATTE, La. (KLFY) — A man wounded his girlfriend and then turned the gun on himself in the parking lot of a dollar store in Ville Platte Sunday morning, police said.
Police Chief Neal Lartigue said the shooting happened around 11:20 a.m. at the Dollar General store located on Tate Cove Road.
On arrival, Lartigue said, officers located a man deceased in the parking lot from an apparent gunshot wound.
The woman, he said, was transported to an area hospital in a private vehicle.
Her condition is unknown, Lartigue said.
He said the couple had arrived at the store together before the shooting happened.
This is a developing story. More details are expected later.