NEW ROADS, La. (BRPROUD) — The Pointe Coupee Sheriff’s Office is investigating a deadly shooting that happened late Sunday night in New Roads.
The sheriff’s office said that they received a call shortly before midnight on Oct. 8 about shots being fired in the area and a man lying on the ground in front of a home in the 8800 block of Delta Place Road. When deputies arrived, they found the man and identified him as Joshua Porche, 26, of New Roads.
The sheriff’s office said the shooting is under investigation. This is a developing story. No further information about the shooting or the victim was immediately available.
If anyone has information that could help detectives, contact the sheriff’s office at 225-638-5400.