TPSO investigates Independence shooting

Published 7:12 am Thursday, March 23, 2023

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In the late night hours of March 21, 2023, Deputies with the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office Criminal Patrol Division responded to reports of shots fired near the intersection of E. Blackcat Road and Highway 1065 in Independence, La.
Upon arrival, it was learned that a drive-by shooting occurred and approximately 15 shots were fired; striking a vehicle multiple times. Deputies were able to establish and secure a crime scene before contacting detectives.
Upon arrival, TPSO Detectives began the investigation and were able to obtain video surveillance footage determining a vehicle of interest in the incident shown below.
Chief Travis asks anyone with information regarding this case to 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. Detective Walker is the lead investigator on this case and can be reached at 985-748-3337.
All subjects are considered innocent until proven guilty by a court of law.