The St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal shooting that happened at around 1:30 this morning.

St. Landry Parish Sheriff Bobby Guidroz says, via press release, that a 16-year-old boy is dead.

This male was shot in the back. He was taken to an area hospital, but he died from his injuries.

Guidroz says they are not giving out very many details about the case yet as the investigation is ongoing.

They are hoping that someone with information will call St. Landry Parish Crime Stoppers at 337-789-TIPS(8477).

You can also give information by using the P3 app on your phone or by visiting




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