Posted on August 4, 2012 at 6:00 PM
Saturday, Aug 4 at 7:48 PM
MARRERO, La. -- Sheriff's deputies are investigating a murder in Marrero Saturday afternoon.
A man was shot in the 500 block of Meyers Blvd., shortly before 4 p.m., according to Col. John Fortunato, spokesman for the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office.
Witnesses told deputies they heard multiple gunshots in the area where the victim, later identified as Adam Johnson, 20, of Marrero, was discovered. He had been shot in the neck.
He was taken to the hospital where he died, Fortunato said.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or the Sheriff's Office homicide division at 504-364-5300.