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News Minute: Here is the latest Louisiana news from The Associated Press at 7:40 a.m. CDT

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A Lafayette man is in custody after a domestic dispute turned deadly. Twenty-five-year-old Damarkus Adams is accused of fatally shooting his father, 48-year-old John Adams, during an altercation. KATC-TV reports Lafayette police responded to a residence in reference to a shooting at 10:15 p.m. Friday.

GRAMBLING, La. (AP) - Grambling Police are investigating a shooting that happened on Grambling State University's campus. According to police, it happened around 10:30 p.m. Thursday. Local media outlets report university spokesman Will Sutton says a student let another person into a dorm room. Sutton says there was an altercation that ended with one man shot in the left arm.

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - An employee for the U.S. Social Security Administration has been charged with making a false statement to the government in order to qualify for low-income housing subsidies. Acting U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans, in a news release Friday, said 31-year-old Perneita Price, of New Orleans, was charged in a bill of information and, if convicted, faces up to five years in prison and a $250,000 fine.

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The National Recreation and Park Association and several companies are creating a new play area next to a linear park in New Orleans. The association is meeting in New Orleans next week, and the new play area next to the Lafitte Greenway will be unveiled Sunday afternoon. The Lemann Playground has basketball courts, but has been given nearly $1 million in new equipment including lights, exercise stations, bleachers, soccer goals and bike racks.

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