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Monday, April 15, 2013 07:34 AM

On April 14, 2013, around 11:45am, our 911 Center received a call of a subject shot at Providence Lane and Corwin Drive in River Ridge. First responding officers located the body of a black male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was transported to University Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

The victim, whose identity is being withheld pending next of kin notification, is 30 years of age, with an unknown address. Crime Scene technicians recovered a number of spent shell casings in the area where the victim was found.

Homicide Detective Gary Barteet is handling this investigation. We have no known suspects or motive, at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Barteet at 364-5300 or Crimestoppers.

Colonel John N. Fortunato
Public Information Office
Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office
504-363-5521 Office

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