Man found shot to death in St. John Parish

LAPLACE, LA (WVUE) - A man was found shot to death in St. John the Baptist Parish on Wednesday, bringing the number of homicides in the parish to three, according to Sheriff Mike Tregre.

At 11:21 p.m., sheriff's deputies responded to the 200 block of Joe Parquet Circle in LaPlace. Officers arriving on the scene say they found the victim lying on the ground with a gunshot wound to the head.

The victim was identified as Milton Clofer Jr., 49, of LaPlace.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office TIPS line at 985-359-TIPS or Crime Stoppers at 504-822-1111.

Callers may remain anonymous and could be eligible for a cash reward for information that leads to an arrest an indictment.

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