Police: Man shot in Laplace; suspect in custody

Police: Man shot in Laplace; suspect in custody

LAPLACE, LA (WVUE) - Detectives with the St. John Parish Sheriff's Office are investigating a shooting in Laplace that happened Thursday just before noon.

Police say around 11:50 a.m., the SJSO received a call regarding a male shot at the intersection of English Colony and Revere Drive.

The victim was taken to the hospital. His condition in unknown at this time.

A suspect is in police custody. The investigation is ongoing, and authorities say more information will be released at a later date.

Detectives are asking anyone with information on this crime to call the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office TIPS line at 985-359-TIPS, SJSO dispatch at 985-652-6338, or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111. 

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