RACELAND, La. (BRPROUD) – Two people were shot in Lafourche Parish over the July 4th weekend.
The first shooting took place late Sunday night.
“An 18-year-old male had what appeared to be a bullet wound on his leg and other graze wounds to his body,” according to the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office.
LPSO says the shooting happened at Ayo St. and Fern Ln. and the 18-year-old was taken to a hospital.
The second shooting in the parish happened early Tuesday morning.
The gunshot victim was located at Ochsner St. Anne Hospital.
“The 30-year-old male victim was reportedly shot while sitting in the driver seat of his vehicle which was parked in front of his residence in the 700 block of St. Louis Street in Raceland,” according to the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office.
The man was struck in the chest and leg.
At this point, investigators do not believe that the shootings are connected in any way.
If you have any information that could help investigators, please contact Crime Stoppers Bayou Region by phone at 1-800-743-7433, online at CrimeStoppersBR.org, or through the Bayou Tips app on mobile devices.