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Police find local man gunned down in Reserve home

RESERVE — St. John Parish Sheriff’s Office detectives are investigating the fatal shooting of a local man.

Police responded to the 100 block of Northwest First Street in Reserve following a report of a man not breathing in a residence.

After arriving at approximately 3:25 p.m. Thursday, officers learned a man, identified as 29-year-old Ashton Fleming of Reserve, had been shot multiple times.

Fleming was unresponsive and pronounced dead at the scene by the coroner’s office.

Anyone with information about the fatal shooting is asked to call the Sheriff’s Office TIPS line at 985-359-TIPS, Criminal Investigations Division at 985-359-8644, dispatch at 985-652-6338 or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.