Kentwood Shooting Leaves One Dead

Published 6:22 am Monday, August 1, 2022

Chief Jimmy Travis reports the death of Julius White (39 years old) of Kentwood, La who was shot and killed during a disturbance between he an ex-girlfriend.
On July 24, 2022, deputies responded to a residence on Cecil P Road in Kentwood for a disturbance where shots had been fired. Upon arrival, deputies located Julius White laying at the back door of the residence with a gunshot wound to the shoulder. After extensive life-saving measures were taken by medical personnel, White succumbed to his injuries.
During the investigation it was learned White’s ex-girlfriend Hannah Pittman (33 years old) shot White during an argument. Pittman had remained on scene and fully cooperated throughout the investigation and was thereafter taken into custody where she was booked into the Tangipahoa Parish Jail on one (1) count of Negligent Homicide and one (1) count Convicted Felon in Possession of a Firearm.
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