Mourners file into the Church of the Assumption in Franklin today for the funeral of Mayci Breaux, 21. Breaux was one of two young women gunned down Thursday in the Lafayette Grand 16 movie theater shootings. The funeral for the second victim, Jillian Johnson of Lafayette, was scheduled for 12:30 p.m. today in that city.
FRANKLIN — Hundreds of mourners filed into the Church of the Assumption this morning for the service celebrating the life of Mayci Breaux, 21, one of two women fatally shot Thursday at The Grand 16
Mourners gathered at 1812 Main St. Friday in respect for the memory of Mayci Breaux, listening to words from local clergy, officials and family members. Breaux was a victim of a shooting in Lafayette Thursday at the Grand Theater on Johnston Street. At the end of the vigil purple balloons were released in Breaux’s honor.
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — One was a talented artist who sang in an all-female band and planted trees to beautify her neighborhood.
Students at UL Lafayette remember the victims of the Thursday night Grand Theater shooting. Video by UL Lafayette.
Dozens of teams took part in the International Barbecue Cookers Association-sanction event Friday and Saturday.
Satellite trucks from local and national news operations fill a corner of the Grand 16 Theater parking lot Saturday. The Thursday night shootings, which resulted in the deaths of two young women and the shooter, has drawn coverage around the world. The funerals for the two local victims will be Monday.
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LAFAYETTE (AP) — John Russell Houser was deeply troubled long before he shot 11 people in a movie theater in Louisiana, but decades of mental problems didn't keep him from buying the handgun he use