Man killed in overnight shooting in St. John Parish

LAPLACE, LA (WVUE) - The St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal-overnight shooting that took place in LaPlace.

Officers responded to reports of a shooting at the intersection of Revere and Essex Drives around 12:35 a.m. on Sept. 14, according to police.

The deputies found 33-year-old Ian Robertson of Lutcher with a gunshot wound and administered CPR until Emergency Medical Services arrived. Police say the victim was then transported to River Parish Hospital where he died from his wounds at 1:35 a.m.

No suspects or motive for the homicide have been named at this time. This is the sixth homicide in St. John Parish this year.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 504-822-1111 or the St. John the Baptist Sheriff's Office TIPS line at 985-350-TIPS.

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