Dead are Kemoy Green, a 31-year-old farmer of Jackson Town in the parish, and his son, Alljay.
Reports are that about 8:50 pm, residents heard explosions in the community and went to investigate. They found Green lying on the roadway, clutching the toddler; both had been shot multiple times.
No motive has yet been established and detectives are appealing to anyone who may have information to contact them at 953-6191. People may also give information anonymously by calling Crime Stop at 311 or 811.