Two people were killed and at least six others were injured in a shooting Thursday night at a movie theater in Lafayette, Louisiana, authorities told NBC News.
City Marshal Brian Pope told the local newspaper The Advertiser that the gunman was dead. Lafayette police told NBC News that the shooting occurred at the Grand Theatre on Johnston Street about 7:30 p.m.
Acadian Ambulance Service told NBC News that eight people were injured, with two people dead. It wasn’t immediately clear whether those who died were listed among the eight wounded or were separate.