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Man found shot at Elmwood apartment complex

ELMWOOD, La. - Jefferson Parish sheriff's deputies responded to a shooting Tuesday night near Elmwood.

Investigators said the victim, an 18-year-old white male, was shot twice in the stomach. He was found lying in the driveway of the Oak Creek Apartments at 2001 Oak Creek Drive at about 7:30 p.m. 

He was taken to University Hospital, where he is listed in critical condition with possible life-threatening injuries.

A witness reported seeing two people standing in the street inside the apartment complex. The witness said gunshots rang out, and one of the subjects fell to the ground while the other was seen running away. 

Homicide investigators have not yet established a motive or identified any suspects, but based on information gathered at the scene they believe the shooting is drug-related.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact our homicide division at (504) 364-530 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.


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