JAN. 3 UPDATE: St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office reported detectives have talked to the victim after he was released from the hospital regarding the shooting incident in Slidell on Wednesday, Dec. 29. According to the update, authorities no longer feel that the incident is a random act of violence.
The STPSO will provide further updates as more information becomes available.
SLIDELL, La. (WGNO) — The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office reported an overnight shooting in Slidell on Wednesday.
According to the report, the incident occurred around 1 a.m. when a man sought medical treatment for gunshot wounds sustained when a man approached him while sitting in his vehicle on Salmen Street. The victim was fired upon and struck.
The shooter entered a dark-colored vehicle and fled the area in an unknown direction.
The victim is currently listed in stable condition and is expected to recover.