Timeline Of Events Monday Concerning Marksville Shooting
MARKSVILLE, La. (AP) — Lawyer: Body camera video shows driver had hands up before marshals opened fire, killing son.
Judge orders 2 law enforcement officers held on $1 million bond in autistic child's murder.
The district attorney in the parish where two marshals face murder charges in the death of a 6-year-old autistic boy has recused himself from the case, and a hearing related to the defendants' bond will be closed to the public and to reporters.
District Attorney Charles A. Riddle says one of his top assistant prosecutors is the father of defendant Norris Greenhouse Jr. The state attorney general's office will take over the prosecution of the case.
Riddle says the episode is "not good for any of us."
Twenty-three-year-old Greenhouse and 32-year-old Derrick Stafford are being held in jail in Marksville.
A judge is expected to meet with them there Monday morning for a hearing related to their bond. Reporters and the public won't be allowed.
Family and friends of a 6-year-old autistic boy killed when marshals in a Louisiana town opened fire on a vehicle are gathering for the boy's funeral.
Authorities have said Jeremy Mardis was killed and his father, Chris Few, was wounded when marshals in Marksville, Louisiana, opened fire on their vehicle last week.
Mardis will be buried Monday in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. He had recently moved from Hattiesburg to Louisiana.
Louisiana state police late Friday arrested two marshals in the case. Authorities are still trying to unravel what happened Tuesday evening. Initial reports suggested the marshals were serving a warrant on Few when the shooting happened.
But the Louisiana head of state police has said there was no evidence a warrant was issued, and no gun found at the scene.