Sheriff Newell Normand reports that at approximately 8:38 am, our deputies were dispatched to a report of a shooting at 2350 Park Place in Terrytown. Arriving units located an as-yet unidentified black male victim lying on the ground in the parking lot. The male appeared to be suffering from a single gunshot wound. He was transported to University Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
There is no motive or suspect information available at this time.
Anyone with information regarding this homicide is asked to call Detective Jean Lincoln at 504-364-5300 or contact Crimestoppers.
Lieutenant Jason Rivarde
Public Information Officer