TPSO update regarding Labor Day shooting

Published 8:44 am Tuesday, September 6, 2022

Chief Jimmy Travis reports that as of this afternoon, detectives have been able to gather more information pertaining to the early morning Hammond area shooting. The suspect, who’s identity has been corrected to that of 31 year old Olvin Yovani Molina-Andrade, is now wanted for Attempted Second Degree Murder,
According to the investigation, Molina-Andrade was involved in an argument with the victim, in which both subjects were reported to have been intoxicated. During the argument, the victim was shot by Molina-Andrade multiple times, and remains in critical conditions.
A native of Honduras, Molina-Andrade is also an illegal immigrant with several prior arrests for illegal entry into the United States.
Chief Travis would like to reminds the public if anyone knows the whereabouts of Molina-Andrade to please call the Sheriff’s Office 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.
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ORIGINAL POST:
The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriffs Office is currently investigating a shooting which occurred in the early morning hours, leaving one person in critical condition.
Chief Jimmy Travis reports on September 5, 2022 at approximately 12:42 AM, deputies responsed to reports of shots fired on Thompson Drive in Hammond. At this time a suspect has been identified as Oliven Molina, a Hispanic male believed to be in his late 20s.
Molina was last seen in the area of East Yellow Water Road wearing an orange shirt and blue jeans. It was reported Molina left the scene on foot, and should be considered armed and dangerous.
Chief Jimmy Travis asks if anyone knows the whereabouts of Molina to please call the Sheriff’s Office 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.
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