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Destrehan attempted murder ends in suicide in New Orleans

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DESTREHAN, LA (WVUE) -

An estranged husband committed suicide after trying to kill his wife and her 4-year-old son, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office.

Officers responded to St. Charles Borromeo School in Destrehan around 4:40 p.m. Monday. They discovered the woman and child were struck by a vehicle driven by Mengkai Zhang, 47.

While fleeing the scene, the suspect struck two other occupied, parked vehicles.

The mother and child were taken to the hospital with minor injuries, along with another victim who was located in one of the parked vehicles.

During the investigation, deputies learned the New Orleans Police Department was working an alleged suicide involving Zhang.

He was later identified at the scene, along with the vehicle used during the attempted murder.

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