The Islamic State militant group released a video Tuesday that it claimed shows the beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff.
Authorities said an 8-year-old shot and killed a woman Thursday evening.
The East Feliciana Parish Sheriff's Office said the shooting happened at the Country Breeze mobile home park on LA 67 near Slaughter just after 5 p.m.
Investigators said they found a woman with a gunshot wound to the head.
She was pronounced dead at the scene. Her name was not released.
An autopsy is scheduled for Friday.
The suspect was released to his parents.
The investigation is ongoing.
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