Two in LaPlace shot at from moving car

Published 1:09 pm Wednesday, August 27, 2014

LAPLACE — No one was injured Tuesday night during an apparent drive-by shooting, authorities said.

An 18-year-old woman and a 23-year-old man told St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies they were talking in front of the residence in the 700 block of Bienville Street in LaPlace when a man fired several gunshots in their direction from a car.

Deputies responded at 10:33 p.m. Tuesday and found no one injured.

“The car fled the area traveling south on Greenwood Drive,” a release from the Sheriff’s Office said. “Deputies saw a bullet hole in the truck that was parked in the driveway.”

The shooter’s car is described as a silver Nissan Sentra.

Anyone with information regarding the shooting is encouraged to call the Sheriff’s Office TIPS line at 985-359-TIPS or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.

Residents who call Crimestoppers do not have to testify in court and may qualify for a cash reward. Tips can also be submitted at