Detectives in Louisiana Asking For Help Identifying Shooter After a Man Was Shot While Taking Out the Trash
St John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana – Detectives in Louisiana are asking for help in identifying the shooter after a man was shot while taking out the trash.
The St John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office (SJSO) stated on May 18, 2023, that Detectives are investigating a shooting incident that occurred on May 17, 2023, at around 11:45 p.m., in the 300 block of St. James Place in LaPlace, Louisiana, in which a 35-year-old male was injured.
According to SJSO reports, police arrived to find an injured male inside a home with a gunshot wound to his hand. The victim stated that he was taking out the trash when he was fired at from a nearby yard. The victim was taken to a local hospital by emergency personnel, where he was treated and released.
Police also reportedly discovered a vehicle with multiple bullet holes in it.
Authorities are asking that anyone with information concerning the shooting incident contact the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office TIPS line at 985-359-TIPS(8477) or Det. Katie Evans in the Criminal Investigations Division at 985-359-8776.
St John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office also indicated that citizens can submit tips on the Sheriff’s Office website.