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Jeanerette PD: Teen killed in shooting; search underway for suspect

Posted at 6:33 PM, Jan 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-17 19:46:18-05

Jeanerette Police are searching for a suspect in connection with a fatal shooting in the city.

Officials say that the shooting happened on Friday at around 6:00 p.m. near the corner of Martin Luther King Drive and Guiberteau Street. An altercation is believed to have led to the shooting.

A 17-year-old male victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Police say they are currently searching for the suspect involved, gathering evidence and surveillance video.

This is a developing story and we will update with more details as they become available.