Questions over possible weekend shooting in Oberlin - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Questions over possible weekend shooting in Oberlin

Good Monday morning to you!  Britney Glaser here with a look at what's in store on today's Sunrise:

*We have received word of at least one shooting in Oberlin last night.  We'll tell you what the Allen Parish Sheriff's Office is telling us this morning.

*The Calcasieu Parish Coroner will perform an autopsy on the man who died after falling overboard into Lake Charles over the weekend.  Find out how this death is being categorized at this point.

*State lawmakers will wrap up the legislative session today in Baton Rouge.  From Common Core delays to surrogacy birth protection and drug access that does not have FDA approval - we'll tell you what's been approved over the weekend and what remains today.

*A Barbe High School graduate makes his Major League debut over the weekend!  Find out how Garin Cecchini did in his first at bat for the Boston Red Sox.

*The summer heat can be dangerous for animals.  In today's Sunrise Pet Shop, we'll introduce you to an animal in need of a new home and tell you the steps to take to keep your cat or dog healthy this summer.

Make it a Sunrise day!

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