THIBODAUX, LA.– Thibodaux Chief of Police Bryan Zeringue reported detectives are investigating a death of a man after he was shot in his vehicle Monday night, October 15.
Shortly before 8:30 p.m. Officers responded to the 300 block of Dove Lane, in reference to a report of gun shots being fired.
Upon arrival, the driver of a vehicle was found deceased on scene from a suspected gunshot wound.
A passenger who had fled the area on foot was later found, after notifying police via phone that he too was shot while inside the vehicle.
The passenger sustained a gunshot wound to the leg and was transported to a local hospital, to be treated for non-life threatening injuries.
Anyone with information on this case is asked to submit a tip anonymously through Crime Stoppers Bayou Region by phone at 1-800-743-7433 or online at www.crimestoppersbr.org.