Residents at Bishop Woods Subdivision fear neighborhood is being targeted

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Lawrence Brown doesn’t feel safe living at the Bishop Woods Subdivision. He continuously hears gun fire from potential thieves; now he is thinks the neighborhood is being targeted. His neighbor was robbed at her house several months ago. 

“I heard it,” said Brown. “I heard gunshots. Five gunshots.”

His concerns come after one man has died from a home invasion. This happened down the road from Brown’s house.

The Ascension Parish Sheiff’s Office said 20-year-old Major Payton broke into a 60-year-old man’s house a little before 3 a.m. on Wednesday morning, Feb. 13. 

Payton later died from his injuries.

The homeowner was taken to a local hospital. He is expected to live.

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