1 killed, several injured after gunmen open fire on trail ride group in Roseland


Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office

TANGIPAHOA PARISH, La. (WDSU) — One person is dead and several were injured after the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office said multiple gunmen opened fire on a crowd during a trail ride event Saturday.

According to the sheriff, the shooting happened Saturday night around 7:30 p.m. on Vernon Town Road.

The sheriff said multiple gunmen opened fire on a large crowd during a trail ride event.

One person was fatally shot and several wounded as a result of the incident, according to the sheriff.

The sheriff’s office is asking anyone with information regarding this tragic event to come forward with information. Det. Matt Dean is the lead investigator.

To submit anonymous information about a crime to local law enforcement, you may do so online through Crime Stoppers of Tangipahoa or by calling 1-800-554-5245. You can also download the “P3 Tips” app to submit and track the status of tips on your smartphone.

By: WDSU Digital Team

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