St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies are currently investigating a shooting that occurred at approximately 6:30 this evening on East 13th Street in Reserve.
The victim, a 20-year-old man from East 12th Street, was transported to University Hospital for medical treatment for a gunshot wound to his head. The victim is in surgery at this time. His current condition is unknown.
The second shooting victim, a 15-year-old boy from East 13th Street, was transported to St. Elizabeth’s Hospital for medical treatment for a gunshot wound to his lower leg. His current condition is unknown.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to call the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office TIPS line at 985-359-TIPS or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111. Citizens with information about this incident that call Crimestoppers do not have to testify in court and may qualify for a cash reward.