St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office investigate over night shooting

Published 7:47 am Monday, July 13, 2020

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About 9 p.m. on July 12, the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to a 911 call related to gunshots heard on Vidal Street in Ama, LA.

Deputies arrived on scene and located a silver colored Mercedes-Benz car that had crashed on the grassy median between Vidal Street and Triche Street. Inside the vehicle, deputies observed a deceased subject, later identified as Darnell Ingram, a 36-year old resident of Ama, La. Detectives

located sufficient evidence to indicate that Ingram had been the victim of a shooting just prior to the crash. Detectives are actively investigating the incident.

If anyone has information about the shooting, they are urged to contact Crime Stoppers at (504)

822-1111 or St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office Detective Kevin Tennison at (985) 783-1135 or

(985) 783-6807.