Man found shot to death in Marrero

Man found shot to death in Marrero

MARRERO, LA (WVUE) - Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Deputies are investigating a shooting in Marrero that left one man dead. The incident occurred Saturday around 1:26 p.m. in the 2000 block of Tuskegee Drive.

Police say that officers responded to a call of shots fired and arrived on scene to find a man suffering from gunshot wounds, sitting behind the wheel of an SUV. The vehicle was parked across the driveway from an abandoned home, with the engine running. The victim was pronounced dead on the scene. The victim was later identified as 20-year-old Tyronne Jones of Harvey.

Police also found a second vehicle on scene. The vehicle was parked in the driveway of the abandoned house with the passenger door open and the engine running.

If you have any information that could help police with this case, you are asked to call the JPSO Homicide Division at 504-364-5300 or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.

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