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Elderly woman shot and killed

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JEFFERSON PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Louisiana law enforcement is seeking answers behind the shooting death of an 81-year-old woman. It all happened in Jefferson Parish. Deputies say the woman was shot and killed after someone opened fire from the outside her home. The sheriff says their were bullet casings lining the street with a trail leading to her front door.

Neighbors are reacting.

That house, I mean, they've had cops there a lot and I mean it's expected really that something would happen but never this big," Nicole Jordan said.

"I was just lying in bed and all of a sudden I just hear pow, pow,pow really quickly, maybe like 30 times or something like that," Tim Jordan said.

It's unclear if the woman was the intended target.  Deputies say there were others in the home at the time, but no one else was injured.

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