Three people are dead and the other two injured following a shooting within a gun shop in Louisiana, police said.
The deadly shootout happened before 3 p.m. local time Saturday in the Jefferson Gun Outlet at Metairie, situated in the New Orleans metropolitan region.
1 suspect shot and murdered two victims at the shop, in accordance with Jefferson Parish Sheriff Joseph Lopinto.
Two other folks struck by the gunfire were transported into a nearby hospital, where they're in stable condition, police said.
It's uncertain if people who opened fire were workers or employees of the socket, the sheriff's office stated.
Authorities said they require the time to ascertain what happened throughout the multi-shooter event.
"We're attempting to put it all together and piece it together by what we have within this growing spectacle," Lopinto said Saturday in a press briefing away from the shop.
ABC News obtained a busy signal on several calls into the Jefferson Gun Outlet. The shop specializes in the majority of firearms brands, used and new, in addition to safety gear, holsters and much more, based on its site.