Incident

2-28-2024 Louisiana Kenner 1-1

Location

February 28, 2024

823 27th St
Kenner, Louisiana

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Carmelo McClinton
  • Age: 3
  • Age Group: Child 0-11
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Relationship: Family
  • Name: Melvin McClinton Sr.
  • Age: 39
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, or suicide)
  • Suicide^
  • Murder/Suicide
  • Child Involved Incident
  • Child killed (not child shooter)
  • Domestic Violence

Notes

Father shot and killed three year old son, then turned gun on himself; GSW head; DV incident; suspect had an altercation with son's mother at her residence and had lost his eldest son earlier in the month to gun violence;

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: Unknown

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District

Congressional District: 2
State Senate District: 19
State House District: 92