Police have arrested seven people in the investigation of the shootings of four Louisiana sheriff’s deputies.

Two duputies died and the other two were wounded.

According to State Police, five of the people arrested were at the scene where the shootings began and two others are accused of being accessories.

Motives of the shootings haven’t been released.

Charged with attempted first-degree murder is twenty-four-year-old Brian Lyn Smith.

Forty-four-year-old Terry Smith, 22-year-old Derrick Smith, 28-year-old Kyle David Joekel and 21-year-old Teniecha Bright are charged with principal to attempted first-degree murder. Joekel and Brian Smith are hospitalized with gunshot wounds.

Arrested on suspicion of being accessories after the fact were 37-year-old Chanel Skains and 23-year-old Britney Keith. All are from LaPlace.

Via [USA Today]

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