LAPLACE, LA (WVUE) - St. John the Baptist Sheriff's deputies responded to the report of a shooting in the 400 block of Orange Loop in LaPlace. When they arrived they found the victim suffering from a gunshot wound.
Burnell Perrilloux, Jr., 39, was taken to an area hospital where he later died from his wound.
Investigators say two suspects knocked on the door of the home. When the man answered the door, he was shot and the suspects fled.
Police encourage anyone with information about the shooting to call the St. John sheriff's office tips line at 985-359-TIPS or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.