MARRERO, LA (WVUE) - Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Deputies are investigating a shooting in Marrero that left one man dead and two injured.
Officers were called to the scene Sunday in the 6400 block of Rue Louis Phillipe around 3:00 p.m..
According to JPSO Public Information Officer Jason Rivarde, one of the victims, a 25-year-old black male from Baton Rouge, had succumbed to his injuries.
Rivarde said investigators believe that the deceased and the other victims were involved in a failed narcotics transaction at the time of the incident.
The other two victims are expected to survive their injuries, according to Rivarde.
If you have any information that could help police with this case, you are asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.