Four teens shot during birthday party in Marrero

MARRERO, LA - The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating a quadruple shooting Saturday night in the 5400 block of Lapalco Blvd in Marrero.

The shooting occurred around 11:30 p.m., at the Chitchat Rental Hall.

Authorities say a birthday party for a 17-year-old was going on when the shooting happened. Investigators said about 25 teens were inside when the shots were fired from outside of the hall. They added that about 18 casings were found on the opposite side of Lapalco Blvd., and they believe more than one shooter was involved. Authorities said it appears that the shooters ecited a vehicle and shoot in the street while firing multiple times into the building.

All four of the teenage victims have non-life threatening injuries.

JPSO has not named a suspect or motive at this time, and the investigation is ongoing.

If you have have other information that can help police, please call Crimestoppers at 822-1111.


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