LaPlace man found shot early Thursday morning

LaPlace man found shot early Thursday morning

LAPLACE, LA (WVUE) - A 37-year-old LaPlace man was shot early Thursday morning in the Elm Street area.

Just after 1 a.m. St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office deputies received a call reporting gunshots. When they arrived, they found a man with a gunshot would lying in the 300 block of Fir Street.

The victim was only identified as a 37-year-old man from LaPlace.

He was taken to a New Orleans area hospital for treatment. His current condition is unknown.

Investigators searched the area but did not find suspects or witnesses.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to call the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office TIPS line at 985-359-TIPS or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.

Citizens with information about this incident that call Crimestoppers do not have to testify in court and may qualify for a cash reward.

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