On Saturday, February 1, 2014, at 4:46 pm, St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the 200 block of East 13th Street in Reserve for the report of a shooting.

When deputies arrived, they located a 17-year-old male subject from East 27th Street in Reserve with a gunshot to his upper right leg. The victim was conscious and alert. He was transported to a New Orleans area hospital for treatment.

When investigators asked the victim what happened, the victim refused to provided investigators with information on what happened. The victim provided no information to investigators on how the shooting occurred. With little information forthcoming from the victim, detectives encourage anyone with information regarding this incident to call the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office TIPS line at 985-359-TIPS or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.