One man dead in Metairie shooting

One man dead in Metairie shooting

METAIRIE, LA (WVUE) - The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Department is investigating a shooting in Metairie that left one man dead.

Around 5:00 a.m. officers arrived at an apartment complex located at 2600 Houma Boulevard after reports of shots fired in the area. Upon arrival, they discovered a man lying on the living room floor of an apartment. Officials say that the victim suffered a gunshot wound to the back. He was pronounced dead on the scene. It is unknown if he lived at the apartment.

The gunfire came from the second floor of the three story building. Authorities are interviewing potential witnesses. No further information is currently available on a motive or possible suspects.

FOX 8 will continue to update this story as it develops.

Anyone with information on this Homicide, is asked to call the JPSO Investigations Bureau at 504-364-5300 Or Crimestoppers.

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