Victim identified in a fatal Metairie shooting

Victim identified in a fatal Metairie shooting

METAIRIE, LA (WVUE) - Jefferson Parish investigators identify the man they say, shot and killed a Metairie man.

According to a JPSO police report, the shooting happened Friday evening around 8:26 p.m. at 5707 Aero Street in Metairie.The report says officers were responding to a disturbance call involving a man brandishing a gun at the Metairie home.

When officers arrived they heard gunshots from inside the home. When they entered they found 39 year old Ronald Mitchell with a gun and 35 year old Derice Bailey lying on the kitchen floor suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He died on the scene.

Mitchell surrendered his 38 caliber handgun to police and was taken into custody.

He was booked into the JPCC with one count of second-degree murder.

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