3 dead, 8 injured after gunman opens fire in movie theatre

UPDATE: THE death toll from a movie theatre shooting in Louisiana has risen to three, including the gunman himself. 

There are reports that eight other people are injured after the gunman, described as an 'older white man', opened fire 20 minutes into a screening of the movie 'Trainwreck'.

EARLIER: TWO people, including a gunman, have been killed at a shooting at a movie threatre in Lafayette Louisiana. 

Louisiana State Police said there were "multiple victims" and the shooter situation is no longer active. 

Officials said they received the call at 7:30pm CT.One female victim was pronounced dead and the gunman reportedly killed themself.

One witness in the theater told CBS that the shooting occurred 20 minutes into the film "Trainwreck."

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal released a statement saying he was monitoring the situation.

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