Man found shot to death in Laplace home

Laplace, La. - The St. John Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating the murder of a man whose body was found at a home in Laplace.

A spokesman for the St. John Parish Sheriff's Office says the shooting happened around 1:30am in the 1500 block of Ellerslie Avenue.

The victim was identified as 33 year-old Johnathan Toussain. Police say he lived at the Ellerslie Avenue address.

Detectives encourage anyone with information regarding this incident to call St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office Detectives at 985-359-TIPS or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.