APSO: Altercation leads to 16-year-old shooting father to death

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Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office

SORRENTO, La. (BRPROUD) – 47-year-old Alvin Geisenheimer, of Sorrento, is dead following an altercation with his 16-year-old son.

Deputies with the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office were called to a reported shooting on Thursday night.

APSO says, upon arriving at the home located on Airline Hwy., “they located 47-year-old Alvin Geisenheimer suffering from a gunshot wound.”

The father died at the scene and after authorities looked into the matter further, “it was learned that an altercation occurred between the father and son and the son shot the father,” according to the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office.

The 16-year-old son is facing this charge:

  • Second-degree murder

Alvin Geisenheimer’s son is currently in the St. Bernard Youth Detention Center.

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