On Tuesday, December 17, 2013, at 11:29 pm, St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to Historic East Street in Garyville for the report of a male subject that was shot. When deputies arrived on the scene, they found a 25 year old Garyville man who was shot. He was transported to University Hospital in New Orleans for treatment. No one else was injured.

Anyone with information regarding this shooting 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.