Hammond Man Wanted for Attempted 2nd Degree Murder

Published 11:35 am Sunday, July 31, 2022

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The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking the public’s assistance in locating 20 year old Mikel “Kato” Lassare in connection with a shooting which occurred on July 30, 2022.
Chief Jimmy Travis reports at approximately 2:00 PM yesterday, deputies responded to the car wash on Club Deluxe Road near the intersection of Happywoods Road for a reported shooting. It was learned two juveniles were sitting inside a vehicle at the car wash when another vehicle pulled into the neighboring wash bay. A subject exited the second vehicle and approached the juveniles where he then opens fire, striking the vehicle multiple times. As the juvenile victims attempt to flee the scene, they become involved in a crash with an innocent party. No injuries were sustained as a result of the shooting, however, one of the juveniles was transported to the hospital with minor injuries following the crash.
Throughout the course of the investigation, two subjects were identified as the primary suspects in the shooting:
Tommie Alexander (b/m 19 years old) was located and taken into custody on two (2) counts of Attempted Second Degree Murder.
Mikel “Kato” Lassare is still at large and is also wanted for two (2) counts of Attempted Second Degree Murder.
Chief Travis asks if you have any information on the incident or know the whereabouts of Lassare to please contact the Juvenile Detectives Division at 985-345-6150, OR if you wish to remain anonymous, please call Crime Stoppers of Tangipahoa’s anonymous tip line at 1.800.554.5245 or visit www.tangicrimestoppers.com and click on the P3 Tips icon or Submit A Tip! You may be eligible for a cash reward.