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Tuesday, May 14, 2019

1 dead, 2 wounded in Jefferson shooting, sheriff says


One man was killed and two more people were injured in an overnight shooting in Jefferson, the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday morning (May 14). (File image, Chris Granger, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

One man was killed and two more people were injured in an overnight shooting in Jefferson, authorities said Tuesday morning (May 14).

The shooting was reported at 12:20 a.m. Tuesday in the 2800 block of Clermont Street in Jefferson (map), according to a statement from the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Three people were shot inside an apartment there, JPSO said. They were all taken to a hospital for treatment, where one of the men, 62, later died. His name has not been released.

Another man, 57, and a 55-year-old woman remained in the hospital as of 5 a.m., JPSO said. Their vitals were stable, authorities said, but they did not release any details about the severity of their injuries.

No information was immediately available about a possible motive or suspect. Authorities ask anyone with information about this crime to contact JPSO’s homicide division at 504-364-5300 or Crimestoppers at 504.822.1111.

Carlie Kollath Wells is a morning reporter at NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune. Have an early-bird tip? Send it to her: cwells@nola.com or Twitter @carlie_kollath.

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One man was killed and two more people were injured in an overnight shooting in Jefferson, the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday morning (May 14). (File image, Chris Granger, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune) (Chris Granger, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune/)
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