JPSO investigating homicide in unincorporated Westwego

WESTWEGO, LA (WVUE) - The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating a homicide in unincorporated Westwego.

The incident happened Thursday night.

According to JPSO Public Information Officer Jason Rivarde, Third District deputies were dispatched to a report of a shooting in the 900 block of Patton Street at 8:40 pm.

Deputies located a 34-year-old suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, according to Rivarde.

The victim was transported to an area hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.

There is no motive or suspect information available at this time, according to the report.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Homicide Section at 504-364-5300 or contact Crimestoppers.

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