Attempted murder reported in Moss Bluff

Attempted murder reported in Moss Bluff
Calcasieu Parish Sheriff Tony Mancuso said during a briefing Sunday that deputies are investigating what is believed to be a murder-suicide in Moss Bluff. (Source: wwbt/nbc12)

CORRECTION: It was initially reported to KPLC that both people were deceased, but authorities now say one person survived.

MOSS BLUFF, La. (KPLC) - For the second time in the four days since Hurricane Laura devastated Southwest Louisiana, Calcasieu officials are investigating a violent crime.

Deputies are investigating an attempted murder-suicide in Moss Bluff.

The victim survived.

No other details were released.

The Sheriff’s Office is also investigating a double homicide in Iowa. Mancuso said Thursday that it did not appear to be a random act of violence and that a person of interest has been arrested.

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