JPSO investigates a homicide in Avondale

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by WWLTV.com

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Posted on August 12, 2013 at 12:04 AM

Updated Monday, Aug 12 at 11:45 AM

Avondale, La. – The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting death in Avondale. The shooting happened Sunday night just after 8 p.m.

Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Norman says officers responded to reports of gunshots in the 300 block of Pat Drive in Avondale.

Officers found 22-year-old Danarius Meredith of Marrero lying in a driveway next to a residence. The victim had been shot multiple times. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

Sheriff Norman says shell casings were found near the victim. Investigators have not established a motive or identified any suspects.

Anyone with information on this shooting is asked to call either the JPSO Homicide Division at 504-364-5300 or CRIMESTOPPERS at 822-1111.

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