Here are your Morning Rush headlines for 4/8/19!

Local
  • Police in Grand Coteau are currently investigating an overnight shooting that left one person injured. They say three suspects entered a residence on Bellamin St. in an attempted robbery. They then shot the victim and stole 2 vehicles from the residence as they fled. The investigation is ongoing.
  • State police are investigating an officer involved shooting after officers responded to a call of shots fired. The suspect exchanged gunfire with police before being arrested for allegedly shooting and killing his ex-girlfriend and injuring another man.
  • Eunice police are investigating a shooting that left one person injured. A person of interest in being sought by police.
  • Port Barre police are investigating a crash that seriously injured a 10-year-old autistic boy. The boy was riding his bicycle in a private driveway before going into the roadway, where he was struck by a passing vehicle.
  • False alarms have become a major issue in the Maurice fire district. Fire officials the first 3 false alarms in the span of a year will not result in a fine. However, after that, a fine will be imposed.
  • Louisiana lawmakers are opening their annual legislative session squabbling over finances, preparing for hot-topic debates and striving to draw voters’ attention in an election year.
  • A new anti-litter campaign begins in Youngsville today. The Youngsville police department will begin to crack down on individuals who litter throughout the city limits.

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