Branch Elementary And Rayne High On Lockdown In Acadia Parish [Update]
From KATC :
Branch Elementary is on lockdown at this time following a shooting in Acadia Parish. The shooting happened in a rural area of the parish, on Victor Drive. School officials say the school is on lockdown because the suspect in the shooting is the ex-husband of one of the school employees.
Rayne High is also on lockdown, per school officials there. This is about nine miles from where deputies say the shooting took place. We’re still working on more information.
UPDATE: Deputies in Acadia Parish are now saying there were no shots fired on Victor Road, but they are currently investigating a suspicious death. The schools were placed on lockdown because the deceased person had children at both schools. They are not searching for any suspects at this point.