Man Shot to Death Near Gretna

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GRETNA, La. (WGNO) – JPSO deputies are investigating the shooting death of an unidentified man near Gretna.

Sheriff Newell Normand reports, around 11:59 p.m. Saturday night, our officers responded to reports of gunshots in the area of the 300 block of Ruby Street in unincorporated Gretna. Around the same time, a female called 911 to report that a subject had been shot in the parking lot in the 300 block of Ruby Street. First responding officers located the body of a black male victim suffering from gunshot wounds lying in the parking lot in front of 336 Ruby.  He was pronounced dead on the scene.

Crime Scene technicians recovered several spent shell casings in the area where the body was discovered.   We have no known suspect(s) or motive at this time.

Anyone with information in this matter, is asked to contact our Homicide Division at 504-364-5300 or CRIMESTOPPERS at (504)822-1111.