By Amanda Roberts, Olivia Vidal, Jesse Brooks and FOX 8 Staff
Seven teens between the ages of 13 to 17 that were involved in the incident are seriously injured after crashing in the 3100 block of North Robertson Street after a failed attempt to evade police units. Five of the male suspects are listed in critical condition and two female suspects are said to be
Shortly before 6 p.m., deputies responded to the area of Interstate 10 East, between Oak Harbor Blvd. and Old Spanish Trail near Slidell in response to reports of occupants of one vehicle shooting at another. The perpetrator’s vehicle was described by witnesses as being a silver sedan.
The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office released the identities of four of the five arrested suspects involved in a home invasion that led to a homeowner stabbing a suspect to death. Chief Jimmy Travis said that crime is linked to gang activity in the area.
At about 8:15 pm, deputies were dispatched to the 3600 block of Lausat St. to a report of gunshots in the area. Arriving deputies located a male victim suffering from at least one gunshot wound. The victim was pronounced dead on the scene.