JPSO deputies investigate a fatal shooting in Woodmere

HARVEY, LA (WVUE) - Jefferson parish deputies are investigating a fatal shooting in Woodmere.

According to JPSO report, around 8:00 p.m deputy Jeffrey Easterby was patrolling on Alex Kornman Boulevard when he heard gunshots in the area. the deputy noticed several cars in the 2200 block, riddled with bullet holes.

Witnesses on the scene say the victim was taken to Ochsner Medical Center with a gunshot wound to the face. There he went through emergency surgery then was transported to University Hospital where he later died. The victim's name is being withheld pending notification of family members.

Investigators are on the scene. Anyone with information is asked to call Homicide Division at 504-364-5300 or CRIMESTOPPERS.

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