Man, 2 year-old girl shot to death on the north shore

UPDATE: The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office says a man, and his 2 year-old daughter were both shot to death Monday. The victims were found by child's mother. Police are investigating this as a double homicide. Sheriff Jack Strain says there have been prior calls to the home for domestic violence and mental illness.

Abita Springs, La. - Deputies in St. Tammany Parish are investigating two deaths, including that of a child.

The sheriff's office says the bodies of a child and an adult were found in a home in the 72000 hundred block of Carnation Road in the Abita Nursery subdivision.

That's where a relative found the bodies.

Sheriff Jack Strain told our partners at and The Times-Picayune the two may be related and that its possible the adult is the father of the two year old girl.

Strain also told it's not clear what type of weapon, if any, were used.

An investigation is underway.

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