STPSO investigating damage to North Shore church caused by gunfire

Published: Apr. 25, 2016 at 7:57 PM CDT
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COVINGTON, LA (WVUE) - St. Tammany Parish Deputies are investigating a report of damage to a Covington church caused by gunfire. The sheriff's office received the call Saturday at 1:15 p.m. after one of the staff members of Northshore Bible Church made the discovery.

Police say that a bullet hole was discovered in one of the church's windows in addition to three more in a decorative column. Investigators also found a damaged window pane near the front entrance and bullet fragments inside the church.

Two shell casings were also discovered in front of a neighboring house.

According to police, investigators believe that the incident took place Friday at 11 p.m. The church was empty at the time.

If you have information that could help police with this case, you are asked to call STPSO detective Matthew Parker at 985-276-1331.

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