TPSO: 2 killed in early morning shooting

Published 5:43 pm Saturday, November 12, 2022

Chief Jimmy Travis reports a mother and daughter are deceased after being shot inside their Hammond home early this morning.
Just after 2:30 AM, the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call advising someone had been shot at a residence on Stephenson Lane in Hammond. When deputies arrived they discovered two victims, 37 year old Brandy Smith and her 17 year old daughter Raven Smith, both with gunshot wounds. Brandy sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased on scene. Raven was transported to North Oaks Medical Center where she also succumbed to her injuries. At this time, the investigation is ongoing.
Chief Travis asks anyone with information about this heinous crime, are asked to 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 and click on the P3 Tips icon or Submit A Tip! You may be eligible for a cash reward.