Teen birthday party erupts in gunfire in Marrero

Published: Feb. 14, 2016 at 6:28 AM CST|Updated: Feb. 14, 2016 at 4:14 PM CST
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MARRERO, LA (WVUE) - Four teenagers were shot while attending a birthday party Saturday night.

According to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office, investigators believe multiple shooters got out of a car across the street from the Chitchat Rental Hall on Lapalco Boulevard and opened fire into the building. At the time, a party with about 25 teenagers in attendance was taking place inside the venue.

Two 15-year-olds and two 16-year-olds were struck by the bullets according to JPSO. All their wounds are considered non life-threatening.

While canvassing the area, detectives found 18 spent shell casings. No suspects have been identified and no motive determined as of yet.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call the JPSO Investigations Bureau at 504-354-5300 or CRIMESTOPPERS at 504-822-1111.

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