LaPlace shooting victim succumbs to injuries; teen arrested in connection

Published 10:18 am Thursday, April 24, 2014

LAPLACE –A 16-year-old juvenile has been arrested in connection with the muder of Calvin Edmond, 17, of Conclair Loop in LaPlace.

On Tuesday, April 22, at 8:39 p.m., St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the intersection of Yorktowne Drive and Fairway Drive in LaPlace for the report of a male subject who was shot. Edmond succumbed to his injuries on Wednesday.

The homicide is the second homicide in St. John the Baptist Parish this year.

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.