Jul 14, 2014 12:14 PM by KATC
Crowley Police are investigating an early Monday morning shooting that killed a 23-year-old Crowley man.
According to police, the shooting happened shortly after 2 a.m. in the 1400 block of West Northern Avenue near Buatt Street.
Crowley police officers and Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a call of shots being fired. The victim, 23-year-old Ryan Gums of Crowley, was shot multiple times in the upper torso area.
Gums was taken to Acadia General Hospital, where he died from his injuries. Police recovered multiple casings at the scene, but no suspect has been identified as of 11 a.m. Monday.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crowley Police at 783-1234 or Crime Stoppers of Acadia Parish at 789-8477.