Two men killed in separate shootings in Houma within 24 hours

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56-year-old Kerry S. Randolph.

HOUMA, La. (WGNO) – A 17-year-old and a 56-year-old died over the weekend in separate shooting in Houma.

About 9 p.m. Sunday police were called to a parking lot at the intersection of Howard Avenue and Brittany Street where they found a man’s body inside a vehicle.  Houma police had identified the man as 56-year-old Kerry S. Randolph.

Randolph had been shot in the head and pronounced dead at the scene.

During their investigation, Houma police obtained surveillance video of Randolph pulling into the bar parking lot, then of a man leaving Randolph’s vehicle and running down Brittany Street.

Below is a photo of the man in question.

Person of interest in the murder of Kerry S. Randolph. (Credit: Houma Police)
Person of interest in the murder of Kerry S. Randolph.
(Credit: Houma Police)

About 5 a.m. Monday, Houma police were called to Scott Lane Park in reference to a body that was found. Upon arrival, officers located a teen later identified as Roderick L. Davis Jr. He died as a result of multiple gunshot wounds.

During the investigation, Houma police recovered surveillance footage of two black male running from the scene (See below).

The investigation is in its infant stages, and Houma police need assistance in identifying these suspects.

Anyone with information on any of theses cases is encouraged to contact the Houma Police Department at (985) 873-6371 or Bayou Region Crime Stoppers at 1-800-743-7433 or by texting “GIVEATIP” plus your message to 274637.


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