Suspect arrested in IHOP parking lot double homicide

(Photo courtesy of the Lafayette Police Department)

LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY)-  One suspect has been charged the fatal shooting of a Lafayette husband and wife in an IHOP parking lot.

On Friday, the U.S. Marshall Service Violent Offender Task Force was able to locate and arrest John Christopher McGraw, 34, in Marrero. He has been charged with two counts of first degree murder.

The Lafayette Parish Coroner’s Office identified the two victims as Larry Brown, 45, and Madrona Brown, 49.

Both were killed in a Sept. 28 shooting that took place in the parking lot of a restaurant in the 3200 block of NE Evangeline TW early Friday night.

Police say the shooting is under investigation.

No other information is being released at this time. The shooting happened just before 10 p.m.

ORIGINAL: According to State Police, a BOLO alert has been issued following a shooting in the parking lot of IHOP on the Evangline Thruway in Lafayette.

As of 10 p.m. police have confirmed that two people were shot and are listed in critical condition.

Police did not say who they were looking for at this time, or give any description of a vehicle.

And, no others details are being released at this time.

This is a developing story that we are following and will have more details when they are available.

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