Suspect named in fatal shooting of teen in Harvey

Suspect named in fatal shooting of teen in Harvey

MARRERO, LA (WVUE) - The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office on has named a suspect in the fatal, early morning shooting of a teen in Harvey.

Homicide investigators have issued arrest warrants for 18-year-old Ivory "Duce" Franklin for one count of second-degree murder and one count of attempted second-degree murder in the shooting death of Reginald Black.

The shooting occurred just before 3 a.m. near the intersection of Woodmere Street and Post Drive.

Deputies received a call from someone claiming his brother had been shot. When deputies arrived they found Black lying on a levee bank unresponsive.

According to the brother, the suspect tried to shoot him as well but missed.

Witnesses said the shooter escaped by jumping into and running through a shallow canal.

Anyone with information on Franklin's whereabouts is urged to call the JPSO Investigations Bureau at 504-364-5300.

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