Local man seeks help after sustaining gunshot wounds


ST. GABRIEL, La. (BRPROUD) – A member of the St. Gabriel Police Department responded to a shooting late on Tuesday, September 22.

Police arrived at 4960 Martin Luther King Parkway and found that a shooting victim was not at this address.

According to the St. Gabriel Police Department, 49-year-old Joseph H. Turner, of Geismar, “had driven himself to a residence on Magnolia De Christopher Dr. seeking help.”

SGPD says Turner was found “lying on the walkway to the residence.”

Turner sustained multiple gunshot wounds and was taken to a local hospital.

The investigation remains ongoing.


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