Jul 1, 2014 11:16 AM by (PHOTO COURTESY: SMPSO)
Police are investigating the shooting death of a male that was discovered inside of a vehicle early this morning.
According to police, shortly after 2:30 a.m. this morning, St. Martinville Police Department responded to reports of shots fired in the Governor Mouton area of St. Martinville. Officers with St. Martinville Police Department responded and noticed a vehicle leaving the area. Officers followed the vehicle as it continued to travel onto Ledoux Street, according to police. The vehicle allegedly came to an abrupt stop and two males fled the vehicle on foot. A third male was located deceased inside the vehicle, stated police.
Investigators with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office are currently investigating the incident. The identity of the deceased male subject is unknown at this time.