Triple Shooting Investigation Update - 10-05-2015 - 6:30pm
A second victim has died in the triple shooting investigation in St. John the Baptist Parish. Deputies identified the female victim as Sierra Gregoire, 18, of LaPlace. These homicides are the second and third homicides in the parish this year.
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St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office detectives are seeking the assistance of the public in identifying a vehicle of interest in the recent homicide investigation. Detectives are trying to identify the owner of the truck, the truck’s whereabouts, and/or its occupant(s).
Detectives believe the occupant(s) may have information about the shooting and would like to talk to the occupant(s) or anybody who has information about the shooting. The vehicle was seen in the area at the time of the shooting.
Original Release -
On Monday, October 5, 2015, at 1:52 am, St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a residence in the 400 block of State Street in LaPlace for the report of a shooting. Responding deputies located two shooting victims at the residence, and a third victim was driven to the emergency room at Ochsner River Parish in LaPlace.
A 23-year-old male victim succumbed to his injuries at the hospital. Deputies identified him as Travis Gregoire of LaPlace. An 18-year-old female victim and a 23-year-old male victim were transported to a New Orleans area hospital.
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 Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111. Citizens with information about this incident that call Crimestoppers do not have to testify in court and may qualify for a cash reward. Citizens can also submit tips on the Sheriff’s Office website at http://stjohnsheriff.org/submitatip.php.