PAINCOURTVILLE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports that at approximately 12:03 a.m., Thursday morning, the Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office received a call of a shooting incident outside of a residence on Greenbriar Street off of LA 308 in Paincourtville, LA.
Upon arrival, deputies noted two victims in the yard of a home, both of whom had been shot. There was one deceased, Nehemiah Jones, 28, of 212 Hwy. 1003 Belle Rose, LA. He was transported to Assumption Community Hospital where he was pronounced dead. For security reasons the second victim’s name is being withheld. He was transported to Our Lady of the Lake Hospital in Baton Rouge in serious but stable condition.
Sheriff’s Office personnel are processing the scene and interviewing possible witnesses. Deputies are trying to identify a suspect or suspects. The Sheriff’s Office will release additional information as soon as possible.
For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Commander Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.