Shots fired at car in LaPlace neighborhood Wednesday night

Published 10:41 am Thursday, June 12, 2014

By Monique Roth

LAPLACE — Last night at 11 p.m. a call was made to the St. John the Baptist Sheriff’s Office regarding shots fired on Concord Drive, a connecting street between Madewood Drive and Carrollwood Drive, in LaPlace.

Sheriff’s Office authorities said two witnesses separately reported to deputies they saw several subjects shooting a rifle-type firearm at a passing vehicle.

Witnesses said the vehicle fled the scene in an unknown direction and the subjects soon dispersed.

Authorities said there are no current reports of any structural damage or anyone being physically harmed in the incident.

Anyone with information regarding this shooting 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. Callers can choose to remain anonymous.