Man shoots woman, kills self

BAYOU VISTA, LA (WAFB) - A man was killed and a woman was shot in the head Saturday morning at a hotel in Bayou Vista.

Sheriff's detectives say Vernon Singleton, 36, and a 26-year-old woman were lying in bed when he shot her in the face, then shot himself in the head.

The woman was able to leave the room and get help at the front desk of the hotel.

Singleton was pronounced dead at the scene.

The woman is stable condition at a New Orleans hospital.

The case is still under investigation.

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