Man dead as result of drive-by shooting, Tangipahoa officials say

Published: Jul. 4, 2021 at 10:23 PM CDT|Updated: Jul. 5, 2021 at 12:03 AM CDT
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PONCHATOULA, La (WVUE) - After first responders arrived at a Ponchatoula residence tonight to answer what they thought was a medical call, a homicide investigation is now underway as it was discovered that the victim died by gunshot.

The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office says that Harry Hughes, 69, died at a residence on North 11th Street by a gunshot wound that occurred earlier in the night.

Chief Jimmy Travis said that investigators determined that the incident was a drive-by shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to please contact Crime Stoppers at 800-554-5245 or the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division, (985) 345-6150.

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