2 shot during LaPlace weekend robbery

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, June 12, 2013

LAPLACE – Two victims sustained non-life threatening injuries during a robbery that took place on Saturday in LaPlace.
St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to an apartment on Ryder Court for the report of two subjects being shot. The victims told investigators that the perpetrators entered the apartment and robbed them of cash.
The victims were transported to a New Orleans area hospital where they were treated and released. The investigation is ongoing.
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 can call Crimestoppers and submit an anonymous tip to qualify for a cash reward.
Callers with information do not have to testify in court.