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SJSO Investigates Shooting in LaPlace

Detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred Saturday, May 15, 2021, about 4 p.m. in the 1100 block of Cardinal Street in LaPlace where a man was injured.
Upon arrival, officers located a 19-year-old male victim lying in a driveway. Emergency medical services transported the victim to a New Orleans hospital where he is being treated for a gunshot wound to the chest and knee.
Anyone with information about this shooting is encouraged to call the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office TIPS line at 985-359-TIPS or Sgt. Det. Gilberto Castellanos of the Criminal Investigations Division at 504-359-8773.
Citizens can also submit tips on the Sheriff’s Office website at http://stjohnsheriff.org/submitatip.php.