RESERVE, LA (WVUE) - Deputies found a man shot to death in a ditch in Reserve on Saturday morning.
The St. John Parish Sheriff's Office responded to East 27th and Farlough streets after a resident reported the body.
Upon arrival, deputies discovered the victim. He had sustained gunshot wounds to the body. Emergency medical services requested the coroner who pronounced the subject dead on the scene.
The victim has been identified as Colay McCovery, 18, of Reserve.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to call the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office TIPS line at 985-359-TIPS or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111. Citizens with information about this incident that call Crimestoppers do not have to testify in court and may qualify for a cash reward.