Man shot to death in Covington

Man shot to death in Covington

COVINGTON, LA (WVUE) - A man was found shot to death inside a vehicle Wednesday, according to the Covington Police Department.

Around 1:50 a.m., officers responded to the 1000 block of N. Florida Street for reports of gunfire.

Upon arrival they found a black male, identified as 26-year-old Antoine Collar, dead in the front seat of a vehicle with multiple gunshot wounds.

Covington Police Chief Tim Lentz says Collar, of Denham Springs, was shot while visiting a friend in the area.

Investigators are now executing a number of search warrants in their effort to find out who fired the shots.

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