Update: Detectives Investigate Shooting in Garyville

Published 1:34 pm Monday, April 3, 2023

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Detectives with the St. John Parish Office are investigating a Garyville shooting that resulted in the death of Javant Dunn, 19, of Greensburg, La.
On Sunday, April 2, 2023, about 3:30 a.m., deputies responded to a complaint in the 200 block of South Emilie Street in Garyville in reference to a man unresponsive lying on the ground outside a residence.
Upon arrival, officers learned the male subject, identified as Dunn, had sustained gunshot wounds to the body. Dunn was pronounced dead at the scene by the coroner’s office. No motive is known at this time.
Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office TIPS line at 985-359-TIPS, Det. Sgt. Byron Smith of the Criminal Investigations Division at 504-494-3696 or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111. Citizens can also submit tips on the Sheriff’s Office website at https://stjohnsheriff.org/…/give-us-a-general-crime-tip/