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Shooting in Marrero leads to a multi-vehicle crash that left one man dead

Published: Apr. 9, 2022 at 9:58 PM CDT
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MARRERO, La. (WVUE) - A shooting in Marrero led to a multi-vehicle crash that left one man dead and another unidentified victim injured.

Just after 5 p.m., deputies responded to a call of a multi-vehicle crash on Ames Boulevard near Rue Louis Phillippe. Upon arrival, they found a man in one of the cars with a gunshot wound. He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

A person in another vehicle was injured in the crash and taken to a hospital. That victim’s condition was not disclosed.

The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office said deputies found several spent shell casings on Ames Boulevard near Mt. Kennedy Drive. They believe the victim was shot fleeing from the area and lost control of his vehicle, causing the crash at Rue Louis Phillippe.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

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