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Police: Man killed in St. Rose shooting

ST. ROSE — A local man was shot and killed Saturday afternoon in St. Charles Parish, authorities said.

Shortly after 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to a homicide in the 100 block of Second Street in St. Rose.

Police said the victim, a Hispanic male in his 50s, was found dead in a yard with an apparent gunshot wound. 

A subject believed to have involvement in the shooting was taken into custody a short time later.

Sheriff Greg Champagne announced Saturday night there is no perceived threat to the community.

If anyone has information regarding the shooting, they are urged to contact Detective Jenni Barrette of the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office at 985-783-1135 or 985-783-6807.