MARKSVILLE, La., Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Two Louisiana police officers were arrested on murder charges in a shooting that left a 6-year-old autistic boy dead and his father critically wounded.
Derrick Stafford, 32, and Norris Greenhouse Jr., 23, are both facing charges of second-degree murder and attempted second-degree murder. The boy, Jeremy Mardis, and his father Chris Few, 25, were shot multiple times when police opened fire at the vehicle Few was driving during a pursuit in Marksville, a small town about 30 miles from Alexandria, La. Mardis was the front-seat passenger in his father's vehicle and was shot five times in the head and chest. The first-grader died at the scene.