TPSO: Juvenile killed in overnight shooting

Published 7:31 am Sunday, October 9, 2022

The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriffs Office is currently investigating an overnight shooting which left one juvenile dead in Hammond.
Chief Jimmy Travis reports just before midnight last night, a 911 call of a shooting in the St. Paul Loop neighborhood of Hammond was received through 911, indicating someone had been shot. As deputies arrived on scene it was discovered the victim was a 16 year old male who sustained a fatal gunshot wound.
At this time, detectives are investigating the incident as a homicide, and have several suspects in custody. Because the incident is involving juveniles, names are being withheld at this time.