According to Sheriff Bobby Webre, shortly before 3 a.m. this morning, deputies responded to a residence in the Bishop Woods Subdivision and located two people suffering from gunshot wounds.

UPDATE 11:04 a.m.: The deceased has been identified as 20-year-old Major Payton of Baker.

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According to Sheriff Bobby Webre, shortly before 3 a.m. this morning, deputies responded to a residence in the Bishop Woods Subdivision and located two people suffering from gunshot wounds.

One subject succumbed to his injuries, the other subject was transported to a local hospital where he is being treated for his injuries.

No names have been released at this time.

This investigation is ongoing and more information will be available at a later time.

Contributed by Ascension Parish Sheriff's Department