On Sunday, May 4, 2014, at 12:38 am, St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a call in Wallace for the report of gunshots that struck a car. The victim, a 20-old-man from St. James, LA, told deputies that his car was struck by several gunshots while he was driving on Highway LA 18 in Edgard. The left rear window was shattered, and the victim sustained a laceration to the head from a glass shard. He was treated on the scene for the laceration and refused transportation for additional medical treatment.
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.