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Angola guards open fire on vehicle at gatehouse

Good Evening,

Lee Peck in the KPLC 7 Newsroom with a look at what we are working on for Nightcast.

A shooting at Angola is now under investigation after prison guards opened fire on a vehicle trying to get into the prison grounds. Two children were in the car as guards fired. No one was hurt.

Plus, more on a big drug arrest on Interstate-10 that has a Houston couple in jail and the K-9 officer Lake Charles Police are crediting with the discovery.  

Also, the Louisiana Department of Health & Hospitals confirms the first West Nile death this year. We'll have an update on cases reported.

And "Pinky" – the infamous albino dolphin – is still living in the waters of Cameron Parish. We'll show the latest sighting of the rare dolphin.

The City of Sulphur is looking to get its youth involved in city decisions. KPLC's Gerron Jordan tells you about the new and improved Mayor's Youth Commission.

Also South Beauregard High School students have the opportunity to earn pharmacy tech credits… making them eligible for instant employment after graduation. KPLC's Haley Rush has details on the program that has pharmacies in the area calling the school for potential employees.

Rebecca Cade is on the Sports desk tonight. She'll have highlights and post game reaction from big wins by McNeese and LSU.

Meteorologist Cedric Haynes is also here with a look at our forecast.  

We'll see you tonight for Nightcast following the NFL matchup between the Dallas Cowboys and the New York Giants. Until then, we're always on at kplctv.com.

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