Sheriff Newell Normand reports that at 11:44 am today, July 24, 2017, Second District deputies were dispatched to a report of gunshots in the 4200 block of Lac Couture Drive in Harvey. Responding deputies located a gunshot victim in the back parking lot/alleyway of an apartment complex at the location. The victim, an 18-year-old black male, was pronounced dead on scene. His identity is being withheld pending the notification of his next-of-kin.
Our investigators do not have a motive or suspect at this time. Anyone with information regarding this homicide is asked to contact our Homicide Section at 504-364-5300 or call Crimestoppers.
Lieutenant Jason Rivarde
Public Information Officer