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Deputies seek information in Cecilia shooting that injured one

Posted at 5:13 PM, May 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-21 19:39:40-04

Information is being sought in a Tuesday morning shooting in Cecilia that injured one person.

The St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s office says that at approximately 1:30 a.m. Tuesday, deputies responded to a report of a shooting at a residence in the 1100 block of George Dupuis Road.

Investigators say that one victim, a man, sustained two gunshot wounds when an unknown suspect fired at him in the front yard of a home. The victim was transported to a local hospital and is in stable condition

The victim is still hospitalized, according to deputies.

The suspect vehicle is described as a white SUV. That vehicle fled the scene in an unknown direction.

If anyone has information as to identity of the suspect or suspect’s vehicle, they are asked to contact the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office at (337) 394-3071 or via messenger on the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office Facebook.