Coroner identifies three killed in shooting at Jefferson Gun Outlet

Coroner identifies three killed in shooting at Jefferson Gun Outlet
Multiple people are dead after someone opened fire at at the Jefferson Gun Outlet in the 6900 of Airline Highway in Metairie (Source: WVUE FOX 8)

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -The Jefferson Parish Coroner’s Office Sunday identified the three people killed Saturday in a shootout at the Jefferson Gun Outlet in Metairie.

Jefferson Parish Corner Dr. Gerry Cvitanovich identifies the victims as 47-year-old Herbert “Noah” Fischbach, 59-year-old Veronica Billiot of Belle Chasse, and 27-year-old Joshua Williams of New Orleans.

Sheriff Joseph Lopinto says deputies responded to the Jefferson Gun Outlet in the 6900 block of Airline Drive around 3 p.m. Saturday.

According to investigators, a disagreement inside of the store led to the suspect shooting two people. Others inside of the business engaged in a shootout with the suspect before the suspect was struck.

Both victims inside of the business and the suspect were pronounced dead at the scene. Two others were transported to University Medical Center where they are listed in stable condition.

The investigation into the shooting is ongoing.

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