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3 Dead, 1 Injured in Breaux Bridge Shooting

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BREAUX BRIDGE - Three people are dead and a fourth is in the hospital with critical injuries after a Tuesday night shooting in St. Martin Parish.

Deputies say it happened just before 8 p.m. on La Rue Angelle near South Main Street in Breaux Bridge.  Clifford Blanchard, 58; Leola Blanchard, 72; and Ashlynn Blanchard, 3 were killed in the shooting.  Scott Blanchard, 32, remains hospitalized at this hour.

According to deputies, Clifford Blanchard is a former St. Martin Parish Corrections Officer who last worked for the sheriff's office in 2004.  Investigators add that he had no current connection or involvement with the sheriff's office.

Investigators say the shooting is domestic and that they are not looking for a shooting suspect.  The case remains under investigation.
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