Son shoots father, then self in murder suicide - KLFY News 10

Son shoots father, then self in murder suicide

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The Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Department say a man killed his father then himself in a home in Lafayette Parish.

The two bodies were found Sunday in the 100 block of Nanoke Lane near Carencro. Police say 38-year-old Jeremy Pope shot his father 61-year-old Harold Pope then shot himself. Jeremy was found in the yard of the father's home with what is believed to be a self inflicted gunshot wound.  Deputies say one man was dead on the scene and the second man was transported but died while on his way to Lafayette General Hospital.

Authorities say the shooting was the result of an ongoing argument.



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