Man allegedly kills his two children, self in early morning shooting

Friday, May 4, 2012 - 7:52am

UPDATE: Family members tell KMSS a fund has been set up to help the Swanson family. You can visit the Progressive Bank branches at 8550 Fern Avenue in Shreveport or 2600 Beene Boulevard in Bossier City to make a donation. Just mention the "A.J. and Jacob Swanson account."


Officials tell KMSS the shooter has been identified as 39-year old Scott Swanson.

The victims have been identified as 7-year old Alton Swanson and 4-year old Jacob Swanson.

Alton was a student at North Desoto Parish Elementary. Grief counselors are on site for students and faculty in need.

Authorities are on the scene of a double murder-suicide in Frierson, La., Friday morning. Frierson is just south of Shreveport, in DeSoto Parish.

Police say that after an early morning family dispute at a home on Roach Lane off Highway 49, a man shot and killed his two children, then himself.

Reports indicate there were other family members in the home at the time of the shooting.



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