Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced detectives are investigating a Tuesday night shooting in Raceland that resulted in one man being injured. The injury is not considered to be life-threatening.
At around 10:15 p.m. on Tuesday, March 19, the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office received a call from Ochsner St. Anne Hospital in Mathews that a man in his 20s had arrived with a gunshot wound. Deputies learned the shooting occurred around the 4200 block of LA Highway 1 in Raceland. Multiple shots were fired from a white car with several subjects inside. They shot at a group of three individuals, but only one was struck in the left leg. The victim was transported to University Hospital in New Orleans for treatment, but his injury is not considered to be life-threatening.
The investigation into this shooting is ongoing. Anyone with any information 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.