Two people are dead after a shooting in Jigger, La

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JIGGER, La. (KNOE) - The Franklin Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting in Jigger, La. that left two people dead.

Officials say the suspect shot and killed his estranged wife's boyfriend before turning the gun on himself.

Officers say they responded to a 911 call at 217 Burlew Road around 5:45 am Saturday.

Franklin Parish Sheriff Kevin Cobb says Robert Lewis Little, 35, entered the home then shot and killed Shawn Copeland, 38, before turning the gun on himself.

Police say Copeland and Lewis died at the scene with apparent gunshot wounds.

Cobb says Little borrowed the gun from a friend on Saturday, saying he was going hunting. Cobb confirms that the weapon was later used in the shooting.

Officials say Little had no criminal history prior to the incident.