Several homes, cars shot up in Mount Hermon

Several homes, cars shot up in Mount Hermon

WASHINGTON PARISH, LA (WVUE) - Several homes vehicles in Mount Hermon were shot at early Tuesday morning according to residents and the Washington Parish Sheriff's Department.

Around 4 a.m. several residences and vehicles were shot at and into in the Mt. Hermon area.

One resident shared photos showing large bullet holes in interior walls.

Homes hit by the gunfire are located on Shelby Booty Road, Sunny Hill Road and Pleasant Hill Road.

Washington Parish investigators found several structures and vehicles which had been struck by gunfire.  At least 13 houses and outbuildings, as well as nine vehicles, sustained bullet holes.

Washington Parish Chief Deputy Mike Haley said it is possible those numbers may rise as more residents inspect their property.

Authorities do not know how many people were firing weapons.

The suspects were in a pickup truck and were firing a small caliber weapon.

One homeowner returned fire at the suspects in the pickup truck. But it is unknown whether the vehicle or any of the suspects were hit.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call Lt. Tom Anderson at (985) 661-2024.

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