Couple wakes up to banging on door, son shot to death in Harvey


Posted on April 3, 2014 at 6:15 AM

Updated Thursday, Apr 3 at 7:29 AM

Apr. 2: 2400 Alex Kornman Boulevard

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HARVEY, La. -- The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating the murder of a 43-year-old man in Harvey.

According to Sheriff Newell Normand, around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday, headquarters received a call from a woman, who indicated someone had kicked in the door to her home, and shot and killed her son.

The shooting happened in the 2400 block of Alex Kornman Boulevard.

JPSO deputies arrived and found Koruth Mangle unconscious lying near the front doorway of the apartment, he was pronounced dead on the scene.

Mangle’s mom and dad were upstairs sleeping, when Mangle’s mother was woken up by banging on the door. She said she heard at least two gun shots.

At this time, JPSO does not have a motive or a suspect at this time.

Anyone with information on this homicide is asked to call JPSO Investigations Bureau at (504) 364 5300 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

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