On Tuesday, January 12, 2015, at 2:25 am, St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a remote area in the 2900 block of West Airline Highway in Reserve for the report of a car being shot multiple times. The 22-year-old male driver of the car was not injured.
The driver told deputies when he turned north on East 22nd Street from Perrilloux Street in Reserve he heard gunshots hitting his car. He fled the area to a remote area along West Airline Highway to seek safety. The car was struck multiple times on the passenger side.
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. Citizens can also submit tips on the Sheriff’s Office website at http://stjohnsheriff.org/submitatip.php.