HOUMA, LA (WVUE) - Houma Police are investigating a shooting incident that left one person dead and three others injured. The incident occurred Wednesday at 4:15 p.m. in the 400 block of Morgan Street.
According to police, officers responded to a call of shots fired. When they arrived on scene, they found a man suffering from several gunshot wounds. He was brought to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. The deceased victim has been identified as 18-year-old Corey Butler.
Police say that three other men were shot as a result of the incident. Investigators learned that the men met on Morgan Street where a fight took place and guns were drawn. A 19-year-old man was shot in the shoulder, a 24-year-old was shot multiple times and a 25-year-old was shot in the face. Another man was able to escape without injury, according to police.
Detectives are still investigating the incident. If you have any information that could help police with this case, call the Houma Police Department at 985-873-6371 or the Bayou Region Crime Stoppers at 1-800-743-7433.