Update expected on coyotes in Jefferson Parish

Update expected on coyotes in Jefferson Parish

JEFFERSON PARISH, LA (WVUE) - Jefferson parish residents concerned about coyotes in their neighborhoods can get an update Tuesday night at a scheduled meeting.

Some Old Metairie residents say they've spotted coyotes recently.

The Jefferson Parish Animal Shelter says it has received a few calls and responded to coyote attacks on animals.

The sheriff's office says attacks on people are extremely rare, but pets left alone outside can be in danger.

The meeting starts at 7:30 p.m. at The Pontiff Senior Center.

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