Shooting in Ascension under investigation

Greg Fischer Editor-in-chief

Late in the evening on October 2, a shooting occurred in Prairieville. Afterwards, the victim drove to the nearby fire station on Antioch Road in Baton Rouge to ask for help.

The victim has not been identified by APSO. Ascension Parish Sheriff deputies were dispatched to a home on Jessica Street in reference to a shooting, according to an October 3 media release.

The release states that the victim was transported to a nearby hospital and treated for non-life-threatening injuries before being released.

APSO says the case is currently under investigation and more details may be released at a later date.

They are asking anyone with information on the shooting to contact the Sheriff at 225-621-INFO (4636) or by texting 847411 to the anonymous tip line from any cellular device.

If you have information, you may also call Crime Stoppers at 225-344-STOP (7867). To be eligible for a cash reward you must call immediately.