9 face charges in Thanksgiving weekend killing in Louisiana


NEW YORK, NY – SEPTEMBER 13: A view of “Handcuffs” by Ai Weiwei at the UNITAS 2nd annual gala against human trafficking at Capitale on September 13, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for UNITAS)

Louisiana authorities say nine people face charges in a shooting death at a private party last week.

Jennings Police Chief Danny Semmes says five suspects were in custody as of Thursday.

They range in age from 17 to 20.

Three face second-degree murder charges. Two face charges of principal to second-degree murder.

Two suspects still at large also face second-degree murder charges.

Another is wanted for being an accessory.

Still another is wanted on a firearms charge.

Killed at the party early on the morning after Thanksgiving was 22-year-old Dakota Chaisson.

The motive for the killing has not been released.

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