WESTWEGO, LA (WVUE) - The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal shooting in unincorporated Westwego Friday night.
According to Sheriff Joseph Lopinto, deputies were called to the intersection of Beechgrove Boulevard and East Claiborne Parkway around 9:40 p.m. for a shooting. When they arrived at the scene, they found a black male lying in the roadway suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
JPSO has not released the identity of the victim. They are waiting to notify the victim’s next of kin.
If anyone has any information about this shooting they are asked to contact JPSO homicide at (504) 364-5300 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.