MANSFIELD, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – Two are dead and a man is critically wounded after a domestic disturbance ended in what police are investigating as a murder-suicide in Mansfield Thursday night.

Mansfield police responded to reports of a shooting that occurred in the 900 block of Johnson Street Thursday around 8 p.m. When officers arrived they found a male and female victim suffering from gunshot wounds.

DeSoto Parish Sheriff Jayson Richardson confirms 50-year-old Eddie Ray Jones is suspected in both shootings. After he left the Johnson Street scene and went to another location outside the city limits, where the sheriff’s office says he took his own life.

The victims were taken to DeSoto Regional Health System for treatment. The male was later airlifted to Oschner LSU Hospital to be treated for multiple gunshot wounds. His condition is unknown. The woman was pronounced dead at the hospital. The third victim was pronounced dead at a residence.

This joint investigation between Mansfield PD and the DeSoto Parish Sheriff’s Office is ongoing and no additional details are available at this time.

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