(ABC News) – Officials: Boy Killed After City Marshals Shoot at Vehicle

A 6-year-old boy was killed and his father critically wounded after marshals for a central-Louisiana city fired at their vehicle as the father was trying to flee, officials said.

The two were shot about 9:30 p.m. Tuesday in the city of Marksville.

Avoyelles Parish Coroner Dr. L. J. Mayeux identified the driver as Chris Few and his son as Jeremy Mardis, a first-grader at a nearby elementary school. The coroner said Mardis died from multiple gunshot wounds to his head and chest.

 

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