APSO investigating fatal early morning shooting in Donaldsonville

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DONALDSONVILLE, La. (BRProud) The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating an early morning shooting that left two people dead including a 14-year-old girl.

APSO responded to shots fired shortly before 2:30 a.m. on Veterans Boulevard in Donaldsonville and located a vehicle with two deceased victims and one victim suffering from a gunshot wound.

The deceased victims were identified as 21-year-old E’John Dabney, and a 14-year-old girl.

During the investigation, officials learned that Dabney and the other victims were in the W. Fourth Street and Orange Street area when shots rang out. The five victims fled the scene in a vehicle but were struck by gunfire. The driver was killed, and the vehicle came to a stop on Veterans Boulevard.

Two additional victims were transported to a nearby hospital and treated for minor injuries.

This case is still under investigation and anyone with information on this case is urged to contact the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office at 225-621-4636 or by texting 847411 to our anonymous tip line from any cellular device or Greater Baton Rouge Crime Stoppers at 225-344-STOP (7867).

To be eligible for a cash reward, you must contact Crime Stoppers immediately.

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