On Friday, March 13, 2015, at 12:14 pm, St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the 200 block of West 2nd Street in LaPlace for the report of a man being shot. When deputies arrived, they located the 25-year-old male victim who sustained a gunshot wound in his left ankle. Emergency medical technicians treated the victim and transported him for additional medical treatment. No one else was injured.
Investigators attempted to gather information about the incident from the victim, but he was uncooperative with investigators. Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to call the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office TIPS line at 985-359-TIPS or submit tips on the Sheriff’s Office website at http://stjohnsheriff.org/submitatip.php.