Unsolved Homicide Outside Westwego Leaves Police Searching for Answers

WESTWEGO, Louisiana – Authorities are currently investigating the fatal shooting of a man in unincorporated Westwego on Monday night. The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office is leading the investigation into the homicide, which occurred around 7:30 pm in the 900 block of W. Krueger Ln.

According to JPSO Sergeant Brandon Veal, deputies responded to a report of gunfire and found an unresponsive adult male outside a residence with multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. As of now, the authorities have not been able to establish a motive or identify a suspect in the case.

The incident has left the community in shock, and the police are urging anyone with information to come forward and assist in the investigation. “Anyone with information is asked to call our Homicide Section at 504-364-5300 or contact Crimestoppers,” Veal stated.

The tragic event has raised concerns about the safety and security of the neighborhood, prompting residents to be more vigilant and proactive in reporting any suspicious activity to the authorities. The JPSO has assured the public that they are dedicated to swiftly resolving the case and bringing the perpetrator to justice.