Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred in Thibodaux on Thursday evening.
At 6:25 p.m. on Thursday, February 22, deputies received a report of shots fired on Ridgeway Street in the Marydale community. Deputies also received a call of a gunshot victim who had arrived at Thibodaux Regional Medical Center. The male victim was reportedly driving along Ridgeway Street toward Ridgefield Road when he passed by two male subjects wearing hooded sweatshirts. He then heard several gunshots. One of the rounds struck the victim in the back, and several rounds struck his vehicle. The victim was treated at the hospital and released.
Detectives are asking for the public’s assistance to solve this case. Anyone who may have information on this crime is asked to submit a tip anonymously through Crime Stoppers Bayou Region by phone at 1-800-743-7433 or online at www.crimestoppersbr.org. Tips can also be submitted using the P3 Tips app on your mobile device. Tipsters could be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000 in cash if the information leads to an arrest.